How much fiber do I need in my diet?

Answer Eating enough fiber helps prevent constipation, controls your blood sugar and lowers cholesterol. The USDA recommends that adult women under age 50 consume 25 grams of fiber in their daily diet. Ad... Read More »

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Why Do You Need Fiber in Your Diet?

Although intuition would suggest that making an effort to eat something the body does not digest is silly, research suggests otherwise. Specifically, indigestible carbohydrates, also known as fiber... Read More »

Need help! (Diet/fiber related)?

You could try eating fruits that are high in fiber such as Figs, or take benefiber in some of your drinks. Blueberries are also packed full of fiber, a handful of those a day and you will have regu... Read More »

How can I add fiber to my dog's diet?

While fiber is not essential to a dog's diet, Drs. Race Foster and Marty Smith, DVMs of Foster-Smith Animal Hospital, suggest adding fiber to your dog's diet to improve colon health and help with w... Read More »

How to Add Fiber to a Dog's Diet?

The main reasons for adding fiber to a dog's diet are to encourage regular bowel movements, alleviate constipation and to help dogs lose weight by creating a greater sense of fullness in the stomac... Read More »