• A high-fiber diet protects mice against the flu virus

    5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Dietary fiber increases survival in influenza-infected mice by setting the immune system at a healthy level of responsiveness, according to a preclinical study published May 15 in the journal Immunity. A high-fiber diet blunts harmful, excessive immune responses in the lungs while boosting antiviral immunity by activating T cells. These dual benefits were mediated by changes in the composition of gut bacteria.
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  • A high-fibre diet could protect against flu and colds

    A high-fibre diet could protect against flu and colds

    5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers from the Monash University in Australia found that mice which are given extra fibre are protected against influenza, which affects millions of people every year.
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