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What is fiber? Facts and health benefits

Dietary Fiber is, without question, one of the most beneficial substances for our body, and it can be found at high levels in a wide range of foods available all over the world. A daily intake of the amounts recommended by international agencies helps maintain a healthier body, protecting you against non-transmissible chronic diseases (NTCD).…

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Constipation Relief – Main Causes & How Fiber Helps

There are many people of different ages suffering from chronic or occasional constipation, and this affects their physical, mental, and social health status. Constipation Relief is possible and here’s what you should know. What is constipation? Constipation is characterized by lumpy or hard stools, decreased stool frequency, feelings of incomplete evacuation, etc.1 The stool consistency and…

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Top 5 Foods High in Soluble Fiber

Dietary fiber is the carbohydrate in plants that your body cannot digest. Though it’s essential to your gut and overall health, most people don’t reach the recommended daily amounts (RDA) of 25 and 38 grams for women and men, respectively (1, 2). Both soluble and insoluble fiber help bulk up your stools and can be used…

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