Fiber: What it is and why you need more of it in your diet

(BPT) – Eat more fiber. If your doctor didn’t give you this advice at your last checkup, she probably should have: 97 percent of Americans don’t get the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber they need to stay healthy. But what is fiber, and why is it good for you? Dietary fiber, sometimes called “roughage,” […]

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Boosting chemical by-product of dietary fiber fermentation in gut slims and trims

Animal studies have shown that the natural fermentation of dietary fibre by gut bacteria produces short chain fatty acids, one of which is propionate. These fatty acids stimulate the release of the gut hormones PYY and GLP-1, which in turn suppress appetite. And propionate seems to be the most effective at stimulating PYY and GLP-1 […]

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New Vitality Health Foods, Inc. Explains The Types Of Fiber, Benefits, And Provides Tips On Incorporating Fiber …

Orland Park, Illinois (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Barbara Griffin[1], NMD, CNC, Certified Gluten Practitioner and founder of New Vitality Health Foods, Inc[2]. explained, The American diet is loaded with processed foods that are high in fat and sugar. As a result, many people do not get their recommended amounts of fiber. Fiber supplements[3] thus play […]

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Shift in gut bacteria observed in fiber supplement study may offer good news for weight loss

Most Americans don’t get the daily recommended amount of fiber in their diet, though research has shown that dietary fiber can cause a shift in the gut toward beneficial bacteria, reducing the risk of colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and other diseases. A new study from the University of Illinois shows that two specific functional […]

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Proactol – The All Natural Weight Management Supplement

According to a recent survey, a total of 200 billion US dollars was spent on the purchases of weight loss products. This figure includes the spending done on supplements, medicines and other drugs that aid in weight loss. When we talk about weight loss products we usually think that they are meant only for those […]

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High Fiber Content Makes The Best Fruit For Weight Loss Purposes

When it comes to losing weight, the common wisdom is that one should include plenty of fruits and vegetables in the nutritional plan. In fact, many diets say that unlimited amounts of fruits and vegetables can be eaten without breaking the plan. However, it might surprise you to know that not all fruits are optimal […]

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Choose A Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Are the ‘healthy’ cereals really healthy or just misleadingly advertised? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Cereal makers offer ‘healthy’ options, but some are better options than others. Learning to search nutrition labels for misleading information can help you make smarter choices. Whole grain cereals that are low in sugar (and fake sugar!) are your best bets. ( — […]

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