|Pregnant women who eat a fibre-filled diet are less likely to develop pre-eclampsia, a study has found.
Women who eat more than 21.2g of fibre a day have a two-thirds drop in risk compared with women who eat less than 11.9g.
"These results suggest the important health benefits of increased fibre consumption before and during early pregnancy," said Dr Chunfang Qiu of the Swedish Medical Centre in Seattle, who carried out the study.
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