Fiber Supplements Anniston AL

Fiber supplements are often recommended to fill any fiber gaps in a person's diet. See below to find vitamin shops in Anniston 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.

Burgess Chiropractic and Acupuncture
(256) 237-9251
3001 McClellan Blvd
Anniston, AL
 
Herb Shop The
(256) 237-1550
121 E 14th St
Anniston, AL
 
St John's Nutrition
(256) 835-9588
832 Snow St Ste A
Oxford, AL
 
Vitamin Shoppe
(770) 410-7628
6110 North Point Pkwy
Alexandria, AL
 
ashestogold.mymangosteen.com
(334) 549-1013
530 MOORE DRIVE
CECIL, AL

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Wellness Center
(256) 231-2323
100 E 16th St
Anniston, AL
 
Friends Natural Grocery
(256) 835-9557
655 Creekside Dr
Oxford, AL
 
General Nutrition Centers
(256) 831-5202
700 Quintard Dr
Oxford, AL
 
Essential Nutrition
(256) 880-2422
2117 Whitesburg Dr.
Huntsville, AL

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SafeHealth, Inc.
(256) 539-1982
810 Regal Drive, Suite K
Huntsville, AL
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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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