Archive for the ‘Fiber’ Category

Cleansing Reactions and Bowel Health

Tweet This is a follow-up to my last blog post about bowel health, if you haven’t already read that article I suggest that you take a few minutes to read it first. You can find the last blog post here. Cleansing reactions can be an uncomfortable side-effect of transitioning to a whole-foods eating plan… but […]

Sensitive Topic: Bowel Health

Tweet Bowel health is a topic that many people don’t like to discuss in public, for obvious reasons, LOL! I don’t suggest making your digestive system a daily topic of conversation with your friends… but it is necessary to study and discuss the topic of bowels if you really want to understand nutrition. Especially if […]

How Fruits and Veggies Help With Cancer Prevention

Tweet Did you know that you can actually prevent life-threatening diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes? Research has shown that eating a diet filled with whole foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds and healthy fats can reduce the risks of these serious diseases. Here are a few reasons why […]

Why A High-Fiber Diet Helps To Lower Cholesterol

Tweet High cholesterol is a common problem in our nation, it seems that more and more people are being diagnosed with high cholesterol, and the solution that most people turn to is medication. But, did you know that following a healthier eating plan can actually lower cholesterol? I know it sounds a little too good […]

Why Fiber is a Necessary Part of a Healthy Diet

Tweet We all know that we need to include fiber as a necessary part of a healthy diet, but few people understand what all the fuss is about. Why do you need to include fiber in your diet and what is dietary fiber anyway? Dietary Fiber Explained: Dietary fiber is also often called roughage and […]