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Why an African Diet Could Be Great for Your Health

Julia Austin | AFK Travel   in  · ·
April 29, 2015

In case you didn’t get the memo, the American diet isn’t exactly a nutritionist’s dream. Americans are gluttons for pre-packaged food heavy on sugar, salt, and fat.
For the most part, Africans are healthy eaters, incorporating whole foods in almost every meal — food that has been processed or refined as little as possible and is relatively free from additives or other artificial substances.
Black Americans who switched to a high-fiber African diet for just two weeks saw a dramatic drop in risk factors for colon cancer, according to a paper in the journal “Nature Communications,” Reuters reports…

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