Fiber offers many health benefits

Talk and advice about nutritional components seem to be in the news all the time. Low carb this, high protein that. But one thing that does not get near the attention that it should is fiber. When you learn about all the benefits of getting enough fiber, it makes you […]

Talk and advice about nutritional components seem to be in the news all the time. Low carb this, high protein that. But one thing that does not get near the attention that it should is fiber.

When you learn about all the benefits of getting enough fiber, it makes you wonder why we don’t talk more about it. According to the National Institutes of Health, dietary fiber is found in the plants you eat, including fruits, vegetables and whole grains. It is sometimes called bulk or roughage.

Some people probably don’t talk much about fiber because we associate it primarily with normalizing bowel movements and relief of constipation. However, there are many other health benefits from fiber as well. Some studies suggest that high-fiber diets might also help with weight loss and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.

https://www.coshoctontribune.com/story/news/local/2022/01/16/fiber-offers-many-health-benefits/6514104001/

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