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
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
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
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
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Hello everyone! I'very been out the sparkepeople loop for several months now. I was doing so well and then fell out of my routine and have packed on some pounds. I feel ashamed and disappointed because I did so well for so long. My challenge once aga... Read more
After the latest research, I want to go low carb, but I really stink at sticking to a strict diet plan. I tried Atkins once and got bored so easily eating mostly salads and such. I tried South Beach, but the foods were too expensive. Also, I don't ha... Read more
I am a 56 year old woman from West Virginia. I am looking for a diet buddy that uses Spark People. I have started and stopped using this through the years. I'd love to share my weight loss journey with someone. Thanks for considering... 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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