Asthma-fight­ing FI­BRE!

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - NEWS -

Suf­fer from poorly con­trolled asthma? A daily fi­bre sup­ple­ment can help, say Aussie re­searchers. The study found that 12g daily in­ulin (from chicory root) al­ters the gut mi­cro­biome, which sup­presses the over­ac­tive im­mune cells that con­trol in­flam­ma­tion. The re­sult: bet­ter lung func­tion and less wheez­ing.

The Tho­racic So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia & New Zealand, 2017

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