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Five Reasons It’s Important To Have Fiber In Your Diet

You’ve heard it:  Eat some roughage – get some fiber in your diet – fiber will do this, that, and the other thing, too.  Is there any truth to the claims? You bet there is. Dietary fiber, sometimes called roughage or bulk, comes from comes from plants — whole grains, fruit, and vegetables — but […]

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Another Big Reason To Up Your Daily (Soluble) Fiber

Fat is fat.  Right??? Wrong!!!  It turns out that even though most of us hate the way it looks, the fat right under the skin, called subcutaneous fat, isn’t as dangerous as the fat deep in the belly, called visceral fat, that surrounds your organs. A study, published in the journal Obesity, of 1,114 African […]

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