All posts in: "Fiber"

  1. Fiber! Dietary Fiber! What are Thou?

    Let’s talk dietary fiber! Dietary fiber comes in two forms Soluble and Insoluble. Simply, one dissolves in water and the other does not. Soluble fiber is fermented in the colon and processed into gasses and active byproducts. Soluble fibers move slowly. The movement pushes food

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  2. Dietary Fiber

    Patients with colorectal or anorectal problems are generally unaware of how their own bowel habits may vary from normal. Since their problems usually stem from childhood, representing lifelong habits, and since they have no standards for comparison, most patients assume that their function is normal.

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  3. The Benefits of Psyllium Husk

    Psyllium’s roots can be traced back to traditional Indian and Arab medicine. Both used Psyllium to ease constipation and upset digestive systems. Arab physicians used Psyllium during the Middle Ages while references of its use can be found in ancient Indian prescriptions. Psyllium was introduced

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  4. Top Fiber Foods

    20 Fiber Foods This list can serve as a general guide. For more specific calorie and fiber content of particular foods, to estimate your daily and weekly quotas, refer to the alphabetical chart that follows: 1. Dried beans, peas, and other legumes This includes baked

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