2013-01-24 / Columns
Increasing dietary fiber has benefits
“Are you getting enough fiber?” This is a question we hear at doctor visits and on the television. We read about it in books, newspapers and magazines. We know fiber is important, but do we know why? Fiber is found in plants. More specifically dietary fiber is what we eat, and it is found in grains, legumes, fruits and vegetables. Fiber can be soluble and insoluble.
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