Health and Wellness

You’re Probably Not Getting Enough Fiber – Here’s What to Do About It

Posted by Aditi Grover, M.D. on Jul 15, 2019 8:07:00 AM

Getting the right amount of fiber in your diet is associated with excellent digestive health, lower incidence of obesity, and reduced risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and even certain cancers. But say the word “fiber” and you may think of dry, tasteless cereals and gritty powder supplements stirred into beverages.

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Topics: fiber, how much fiber do I need

Looking Out for Your Health? Make Sure to Include Fiber in Your Diet

Posted by Michelle Udayamurthy, M.D. on May 13, 2017 9:32:00 AM

It seems like every day there’s a new fad when it comes to your health. Is it good to juice or not? Should you try the Whole-30 diet? Is gluten bad for you?  With a myriad of questions like these floating around my office, I can always say with absolute certainty that no matter what your diet of choice is, there is one component that you need to make sure to include: fiber. 

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Topics: how to add fiber to your diet, fiber, benefits of fiber

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