The incidence of colon cancer is on the rise, even in the youngest in our population. More often than not, it coincides with the absence of fiber, & too many processed foods that have been stripped & refined, creating a gummy digestive system that is clogged with no way out. Do yourself the biggest favor you can by adding enough fiber to your diet. No need to take a supplement. There is a realm of delicious foods to choose from: whole grains in cereals, rice, & breads, of course. But also, figs, berries, pears, broccoli, avocados, peas, artichokes, beans, & lentils. No reason not to be fiber-rich!
Digestive regularity was once thought
of as fiber’s only real benefit. While the
list of health benefits has gotten a lot
longer, this is still a good one!
Fiber reduces the risk of heart disease,
primarily through reducing LDL
Appetite & Weight Control
High fiber diets reduce hunger and
lower body weight by adding bulk and
slowing the rate at which food leaves
the stomach and sugars enter the
Blood Sugar Control & Type 2
Diabetes Risk Management
People whose diets are higher in insoluble
fiber have a significantly reduced risk of
developing Type 2 diabetes.
Gut Inflammation and
Certain fibers help boost the gut’s immune
function and help alleviate gut
inflammation, including irritable bowel
Fermentable fibers that don’t qualify as
prebiotics can still provide benefits by
enhancing the absorption of calcium and
other minerals from the large intestine.
Appetite and weight control
Where to find your fiber
Blood sugar control and Type 2
diabetes risk management
Soluble & Insoluble
Soluble fiber dissolves in water while insoluble
Soluble fibers that don’t just dissolve in water,
they form a semi-solid gel.
Isolated fiber sources that are added during
food processing to improve texture or nutrition.
Stimulates the growth of beneficial bacteria in the
Intact fiber found naturally in whole food sources.
A fermentable fiber shown to selectively promote
the growth of specific bacteria linked to health
Diva's FIBER 2.0
Not your grandma's
What does fiber do for you?
Fiber is so much more than just "roughage!" From your heart, to
your bones, to your microbiome, the list of health benefits linked to
fiber keeps getting longer.