Why Fiber Is Absolutely Essential

Which type of fiber is right for you?

This is a legitimate question, but we think the more important part of the equation is simply getting enough fiber on a daily basis. Depending on your eating habits, you might not be getting adequate amounts of fiber in your diet. At first glance, it might not seem like that big of a deal, but fiber serves an important part of keeping our colon clean and healthy. Fiber is indigestible food matter that helps to, well, there's not really a nice way to say this, push out the toxic material that resides in our guts. High fiber diets may also reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

On this week's epiosde of Nutrition Made Simple we're breaking down the different types of fiber, when and how to use them, and how incorporating healthy foods may help get you closer to healthy amounts without the need to supplement, But, for most of us, a supplement is always a great choice!

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