Fiber is associated with reduced anxiety and depression in observational trials, but not interventional trials Original paper

In this meta-analysis, greater fiber intake was associated with less anxiety and depression in observational studies. However, supplementation with fiber did not reduce anxiety or depression in randomized controlled trials.

This Study Summary was published on February 12, 2024.

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In this meta-analysis, greater fiber intake was associated with less anxiety and depression in observational studies. However, supplementation with fiber did not reduce anxiety or depression in randomized controlled trials.

What was studied?

The association between fiber intake and depression or anxiety in observational studies and randomized controlled trials (RCTs).

This meta-analysis examined the association between fiber intake and validated scores of depression and anxiety in observational studies and RCTs. Subgroup analyses were conducted based on study type, as well as study quality (risk of bias). Among the randomized controlled trials, the roles of dose and fiber type were also assessed.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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This Study Summary was published on February 12, 2024.