Fiber Supplements Aberdeen SD

Fiber supplements are often recommended to fill any fiber gaps in a person's diet. See below to find vitamin shops in Aberdeen and gain access to high fiber supplements, soluble fiber supplements, and insoluble fiber supplements as well as and content on natural fiber sources and other nutrition tips.

S & S Enterprises Inc
(605) 229-1099
732 Circle Dr
Aberdeen, SD
 
General Nutrition Center
(605) 229-7343
3315 6th Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
 
Nikken Authorized Wellness Consul
(605) 225-4940
1415 N Arch St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Natural Alternatives
(605) 374-7296
578 O Box
Lemmon, SD
 
Root Kathy Rd Ldn
(605) 343-3540
1161 Deadwood Ave N
Rapid City, SD
 
Avera St Luke's Food & Nutrition Servi
(605) 622-5092
305 S State St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Avera St Luke's Hospital
(605) 622-5092
Aberdeen, SD
 
Natural Abundance
(605) 229-4947
125 S Main St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Usana Independent Distributor Bla
(605) 343-4626
3332 Locust St
Rapid City, SD
 
Spicer Jan
(605) 343-2322
2425 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
 

The Many Benefits of Fiber in the Diet

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

What is Fiber?sources-of-fiber-in-food

Dietary fiber (fibre), sometimes called roughage, is the indigestible portion of plant foods that that the body does not absorb.

Fiber pushes food through the digestive system, absorbing water and easing defecation. Fiber acts by changing the nature of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract, and by changing how other nutrients and chemicals are absorbed by the body.

 Benefits of Dietary Fiber

  • Fiber helps to keep our bowel movements regular and ward off certain diseases, such as colon cancer .

  • Fiber helps transport cholesterol out of our body, reducing our risk for heart disease .

  • Fiber makes us feel full sooner and stays in our stomach longer than other substances we eat, slowing down our rate of digestion and keeping us feeling full longer.

  • Fiber also reduces the risk of obesity and diabetes .

How to Increase Your Intake of Fiber

To increase your intake of fiber, eat more whole and natural foods.  Some good examples of fiber-rich foods include

Why Include Fiber in a Weight Loss Program?

Fiber makes us feel full sooner and stays in our stomach longer than other substances we eat, slowing down our rate of digestion and keeping us feeling full longer.

Fiber also moves fat through our digestive system faster so that less of it is absorbed.

How to Increase Your Intake of Fiber

To increase your intake of fiber, eat more whole and natural foods, and fewer processed foods. Some good examples ofiber-food_sourcesf fiber-rich foods include:

  • Legumes (lentils, dry beans and peas)
  • Other vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Brown rice
  • Whole grains (wheat, oats, barley)

For a more complete list of foods that contain fiber see:

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FRUIT

AMOUNT

TOTAL FIBER (grams)

Apples with skin

1 medium

5.00

Apricot

3 medium

0.98

Apricots, dried

5 pieces

2.89

Banana

1 medium

3.92

Blueberries

1 cup

4.18

Cantaloupe, cubes

1 cup

1.28

Figs, dried

2 medium

3.74

Grapefruit

1/2 medium

6.12

Orange, navel

1 medium

3.40

Peach

1 medium

2.00

Peaches, dried

3 pieces

3.18

Pear

1 medium

5.08

Plum

1 medium

1.00

Raisins

1.5 oz box

1.60

Raspberries

1 cup

8.34

Strawberries

1 cup

3.98

 

 

 

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