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Weight loss and fibre relationship to be studied

A Curtin University study will seek to determine whether an increase in fibre consumption can be effective for weight loss. The year-long study, headed by Associate Professor Sebely Pal, at Curtin’s School of Public Health, will require overweight individuals to introduce fibre supplements into their diet.