Tagged: sources of fiber

Improving Your Digestive Regularity

Feeling a little stopped up lately? It may come down to a lack of fiber consumption. The typical American only consumes around 8-10 grams of fiber per day, mostly from processed food sources. This is far from the recommended amount of 25-35 grams of daily fiber intake! You can find fiber in sources such as […]

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High Fiber Recipe: Grilled Zucchini Hummus Wrap

Dietary fiber is essential for a healthy weight and diet. It helps us to maintain bowel health, normalize blood sugar levels, and keeps us fuller, longer. This delicious, veggie-packed Grilled Zucchini Hummus Wrap recipe contains a whopping 17 grams of fiber as well as 13 grams of protein and only 2 grams of sugar! Best […]

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Fiber! Part 3: The Benefits of Eating Fiber

This is Part 3 in a 4-part series on FIBER! (Read Part 1 & Part 2.) Fiber is a substance found in the skins of fruits and vegetables and in whole grains, which is hard to digest and important for digestion. It is recommended that adults incorporate between 30 and 40 grams of fiber per day, but most […]

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Fiber! Part 2: The Downfalls of Eating Fiber

This is Part 2 in a 4-part series on the wonderful world of FIBER! (Read Part 1 here.) In recent years, fibrous foods have received praise for their health benefits. Dietitians and doctors encourage their patients to increase their fiber intake. However, eating even a moderate amount of fiber foods can have some downfalls.

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Fiber! Part 1: Types, Sources, & Recommended Intake

Fiber is critical for every adult and child in this country. In the future, it may be the difference between health and disease; and between living a shortened or longer life. There’s so much to say on it too! So, get comfortable, because we have a 4-part series coming on FIBER! Many individuals elect to […]

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