Tag Archive: fiber

Nov 02

Fiber Contents of Foods

    How much fiber is in one serving of your favorite fruit or vegetable? We’ve listed the fiber content in one serving of over 25 fruits and vegetables. Find the fiber content here: Food Type Amount of Food Grams of Fiber Apple 1 medium 3.3 Apricots 2 each 1.4 Artichoke 1 medium 10.3 Avocado …

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Aug 12

25 Ways to Increase Fiber Daily

Fiber is one of those often-overlooked necessities. You know you need it, and you like it when you have it, but it doesn’t top the list the way Protein or Omega-3 does. Fiber is pretty important to supporting cardiovascular and digestive health, so why the fiber hate? Because when most of us think fiber, we …

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Jul 28

7 Essentials Your Body Needs: Part II

You can find part one in this series here. Dietary Fiber Dietary fiber or roughage is derived from plants. There are two kinds of fiber known as “soluble and insoluble” (there are 5 distinct noted sources). Fiber is a true daily essential! Optimum amounts are debated but the current recommendation is 20 grams daily. Fiber …

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Jul 16

Health: Where Do I Start?

Let’s start by remembering these simple phrases: “May you never know the disease you prevent” “The road to good health is paved with good intestines.” “When all else fails, return to the guts”. “A healthy person has a thousand dreams, an unhealthy person only has one.” Overall, remembering and acting upon these health concepts can …

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May 21

Four Side Dishes You Didn’t Know You Loved

Let’s admit a sad truth: we Americans are obsessed with french fries. Available at nearly every restaurant and socially acceptable to eat any time of day or night, they are impossibly hard to avoid. The average American consumes close to 30 pounds, or 88 large servings of french fries per year! This obsession comes with …

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