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Having good sources of dietary fiber in your diet is crucial to good
Good sources of dietary fiber include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds.
Most people just don't get enough fiber rich foods everyday.
Getting enough fiber is not only a healthy choice but it's necessary for good bowel health.
Fiber rich foods detoxify the body and lower your cholesterol and your blood sugar.
The fiber in foods is very important to intestinal and general health. Not only is fiber important for proper elimination, it also inhibits toxins from being absorbed into the body.
can help to lower cholesterol and slow the absorption of sugar
from the digestive tract to help balance blood sugar in diabetes.
Fiber also feeds the friendly bacteria probiotics) found in
This short questionnaire was developed by one of my instructors, Steven Horne, a natural health expert. It should help you determine how well you're doing in the fiber department!
To find out if you need a fiber supplement, check the answer that best applies to you for each of the following questions. Then, score the total number of points for each answer at the bottom of the page.
Do you primarily eat whole grains (whole grain bread, brown rice, etc.) or refined grains (white rice, white flour, etc.)?
Do you usually eat the peelings on potatoes, cucumbers, apples and other fruits and vegetables or do you usually discard the peelings?
How often do your bowels eliminate?
What is your stool like?
Do you have high cholesterol (over 250)?
Total Your Points Here _____
Interpreting Your Results: