Health Basics - Fiber
Fiber is a carb, but a carb that never counts against you. You should eat a good amount of fiber every day!
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Fiber and Gas
Fiber is critical to your daily diet. Some people feel that fiber gives them gas and bloating, though. Learn more about how fiber works and how to prevent this problem.
Fiber and Low Carb
Technically, fiber is a carbohydrate. Does that mean you should avoid fiber on a low carb diet? Not at all! Fiber is a CRITICAL component of every healthy diet.
High Fiber Food List
It may be a bit confusing. Fiber is technically a carb - but your body doesn't digest it. Therefore, eating fiber is really good for you, and entirely low carb!
Keep a Daily Fiber Log
Women should be eating 25-35g of fiber every day, in natural form from food. How much fiber are YOU getting each day? Is it anywhere near this much? Are you having to take supplements to even get close? Come learn more about this critical nutritional component!
Nutrition Labels in Europe
If you are reading nutrition labels in Europe - or maybe online from a European website - it's important to know how nutrition labels in Europe are different from those in the United States.
Soluble vs Insoluble Fiber
Fiber is technically a carbohydrate - but it is not absorbed by your body. That means it's great to eat both soluble and insoluble fiber to keep your system working smoothly. What are the differences between the two?
What is Insoluble Fiber
What is Insoluble Fiber? Insoluble fiber is the type of fiber which does not mix with water. It simply moves through your system, ensuring your digestive system works smoothly. That's a good thing!
What is Soluble Fiber
What is Soluble Fiber? Soluble fiber is a type of carb that is not digested. It turns into a gel when added with water, so it makes your stomach feel full!
Wheat Allergies and Low Carb
A lot of people go to a low carb diet because of wheat allergies. They are allergic to bread, pasta and the many other wheat products out there. Low carb with its focus on vegetables, dairy and protein to provide a full diet system provides a solution.
Whole Grain Foods
Many companies tout their products as being superior because they are made up of whole grains. What are whole grains? Does that mean that most things are made from partial grains? Learn more about the whole grain industry.
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If you're on a weight loss diet, often you're trying to avoid eating bread, pasta, and other grain based foods. Just why are these on USDA plans in the first place, and how do you go about handling whole grains in your diet?
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