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How to sneak fiber into diet

The biggest shortfall in most Americans’ diets isn’t vitamins or minerals. It’s fiber. Experts say adult women should get 25 grams a day while men should get 38 grams. Yet we average a paltry 15 grams. Our kids aren’t doing any better. The American Heart Association AHA recommends that children ages 1 to 3 get… Read More »

Diets high in fiber may prevent heart disease

The purpose of this study was to review previously published meta-analyses on the effectiveness of dietary fiber on cardiovascular disease. An umbrella review of all published meta-analyses was performed. Only English-language publications that provided quantitative statistical analysis on cardiovascular disease, lipid concentrations, or blood pressure were retrieved. This review suggests that individuals consuming the highest… Read More »

Menu plan for a low fiber diet

Eggs are also allowed. For example, choose fat sources that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids like olive oil or hemp seeds for their anti-inflammatory properties. They can give advice about the type of plan that will benefit your overall health and cater to your specific needs. If eating or digestion continues to be difficult… Read More »