Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means!
There a... Read more
Between backyard barbeques, beach picnics and the never-ending parade of wedding and grad party buffets, summer may seem like a huge seasonal pitfall for someone who's trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight. But the good news is, your goals don... Read more
Well today is the 18th day I've been dieting but I just added exercise yesterday. I am definitely not in very good shape and walking 3 miles in the last two days has really taken it out of me. However I am not giving up that easy!!... Read more
As I said on the fitness area, i haven't done Spark People since 2012. I would like to get back to doing it again, but I don't know.
I weigh about or a little over 240 lbs and I'm about 5'11 for starters.
I don't really have much of a diet... Read more
Counting Calories? Add In FiberYou’ve heard it from your mother and no doubt in countless television ads — eat more fiber! If you’re counting calories and reading nutrition labels, bulking up your weight loss plan to include fiber may seem like just... Read more
The high fiber cereals of years ago offered little taste for the nutritional benefit they provided. Today, that has changed and you can get a great tasting cereal that is also a good fiber source.Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. Not only... Read more
Fiber plays an important role in your health. Most adults need to eat between 25 and 35 grams of fiber each day. (To learn more about fiber sources and health benefits, read Figuring Out the Facts on Fiber.) Despite all its health benefits, you can o... Read more
Here I go again, I 've been trying to lose the last ten pounds for about a year now. I'll lose 3-4 then gain them back again, grrr! I've let sugar sneak back into my diet so it's time to tweak. No big deal, haha! I'm going to try the Fiber 35 diet an... Read more
Fiber has many health benefits, from lowering cholesterol levels to keeping you feeling full longer. Find out which high-fiber foods to add to your diet.
Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH If you're trying to diet and finding it... Read more
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