- Dietary soluble fiber inhibits cholesterol stone formation by reducing the biliary cholesterol saturation index. Source: Am J Surg. 1999 Apr;177(4):307-10.
- This study found an inverse relationship between stomach cancer risk and various types of fiber, derived, in particular, from vegetables and fruit. Source: Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Aug;20(6):847-53Apr;97(4):661-6
- This study compared soluble fiber, insoluble fiber and placebo in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and found that only the soluble fiber group had any significant improvement. Source: BMJ. 2009 Aug 27;339:b3154