Dietary fibre and fatty acids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk and progression: a systematic review.

E.L. Fonseca Wald, B. van den Borst, H.R. Gosker, A.M. Schols

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Abstract

Dietary intake attracts increasing interest in the risk for and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In particular, dietary fatty acids have drawn specific attention for their immunomodulating The study aimed to review the current evidence on the potential roles of fibre or fatty acid intake in the risk and progression of COPD. Pubmed, Cochrane Collaboration Database and conference databases for original adults addressing the association between fibre or fatty acid intake and terms of risk, lung function and respiratory symptoms were searched. articles were included of which four reported on dietary fibre and five acids. Data of studies could not be pooled because of methodological Greater intake of dietary fibre has been consistently associated with COPD risk, better lung function and reduced respiratory symptoms. associations between fatty acids and COPD are inconsistent. Dietary deserves further attention in developing COPD prevention and management
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-184
Number of pages9
JournalRespirology
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

Keywords

  • diet
  • lifestyle
  • nutrient
  • nutrition
  • LUNG-FUNCTION
  • CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE
  • FEV1 DECLINE
  • COPD
  • SMOKING
  • ASSOCIATION
  • PATTERNS
  • HEALTH
  • COHORT
  • ADULTS

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