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Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 3
First page : ( 209) Last page : ( 214)
Print ISSN : 2231-5640. Online ISSN : 2231-5659.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5659.2019.00033.X

Dietary Fiber Intake and Benefit of Colorectal Cancer

Joy Jesna M1,*, Antony Reenu Jose1, Rajagopal Shanmuga Sundaram2

1Pharm D Intern, Department of Pharmacy Practice, J.K.K. Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India

2Professor, Department of Pharmacology, J.K.K Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jesnamaria76@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.


Dietary fibre is a type of carbohydrate that can't be digested by using our bodies ’enzymes. It is found in edible plant foods such as cereals, fruits, vegetables, dried peas, nuts, lentils and grains. Fibre is grouped by its physical properties is called soluble, insoluble or resistant starch. Findings advise that excessive compliance with a lowfat, high-fiber food plan is related to decreased threat of colorectal cancer recurrence. Fiber may additionally help protect towards breast cancer, an effect noted mainly with intake of whole grains and wheat bran.



Dietary fiber, colorectal cancer, Fiber-rich foods.


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