The Inner Workings of Fiber

The history of what is good and what is not good for you has definitely had its misleading moments over the course of time. This is especially true in regard to nutrition. One claim that misled people for nearly two centuries is that fiber is not important for maintaining your health. From the early 1800s,Continue reading “The Inner Workings of Fiber”

15 Fantastic Fiber Facts

1. The average person only gets 15 g of fiber a day. 2. The recommended amount of fiber is 20-35 g per day. 3. Fiber comes exclusively from plants. 4. There are two types of fiber. Soluble and insoluble fiber.  Although both are necessary, soluble breaks down in water and insoluble does not. 5. InsolubleContinue reading “15 Fantastic Fiber Facts”