What is Fiber?

23 Mar

Fiber is a carbohydrate found in plant foods: beans, fruit, grains, nuts, and vegetables. Technically, it isn’t a nutrient because it isn’t broken down and absorbed. But that’s what makes it so beneficial. There are several types of fiber, but … Read More »


24 Oct

It helps control your weight, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, ease constipation, fight inflammation, and boost your immune system. Adding a regular rotation of whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, and fruits and vegetables to your diet will help you … Read More »


29 Dec

Sources: Fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, legumes, oats, aand whole grains, plus fortified foods and supplements. What happens if you overdo it? Fiber is important for good digestion, but too much can keep your body from properly absorbing minerals such as … Read More »