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Soluble fibre 'effective' for irritable bowel syndrome

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Soluble fibre 'effective' for irritable bowel syndrome

Post  doctorjack on Sat Aug 29, 2009 1:02 pm

Researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands compared adding bran, a soluble supplement called psyllium and a dummy supplement to sufferers' diets. They found psyllium was the most effective, warning that bran may even worsen the symptoms of the condition, the British Medical Journal reported.

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