Fiber Supplements Brenham TX

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

Brenham Health Food
(979) 836-1243
1011 W Main St
Brenham, TX
 
Beyond Nutrition & Wellness Center
(979) 277-9997
2106 S Market St
Brenham, TX
 
SuperNutrition
(214) 734-1749
3805 Bremerton Street
Irving, TX

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UTMB
(409) 772-3126
Department of Family Medicine
Galveston, TX
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Natural Health Innovations, Inc.
713581`8108
10620 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX

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Moo Supplements
(979) 421-9151
520 Highway 290 W
Brenham, TX
 
Complete Health & Wellness, LLC.
(469) 737-0020
5850 Town & Country Blvd. Ste. 701
Frisco, TX

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Juice Plus+
(979) 571-0394
P.O. Box 10582
College Station, TX

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Nature's Corner
(832) 292-8057
6289 Wilcrest- # 6102
Houston, TX

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Genesis Today, Inc.
(512) 858-1977
14101 W. Hwy 290 Bldg 1900
Austin, TX

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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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