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Part 2: Other Health Benefits of Fiber

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Did you know that fiber, besides helping to regulate our digestive system, also has other health benefits such as decreasing risk of certain diseases and weight management. The old adage, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, may have science to help back it up. An increase in research is showing that fiber may stave off heart disease, diabetes, cancer and weight gain.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Mar 25, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Part 1: Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

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Fiber is no longer thought of as something older adults should be eating more of. In fact, everyone should be adding more fiber into their diet. Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that cannot be digested by our bodies. Fiber as most people are aware, helps with the digestive system and research has indicated that fiber can help lower cholesterol.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Mar 24, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments