Fiber Supplements Garfield NJ

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

Liquid Zeolite Company Inc
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549 Pompton Ave SUITE 152
Cedar Grove, NJ

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MotherNature.com
(800) 439-5506
322 7th Avenue
New York, NY

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So Ho OBGYN
(212) 941-0011
430 West Broadway, #2A
New York, NY
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Tony's Country Life Health Food Supermarket
(718) 789-2040
1316 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY

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General Nutrition Center
(201) 797-6860
100 Broadway
Elmwood Park, NJ
 
The Natural Health Food and Vitamin Supermart
(973) 362-0123
PO Box 724
Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Live Live & Organic
(212) 505-5504
261 East 10th Street
New York, NY

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Health Food Mart, Inc.
(973) 467-0525
770 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ

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Kosher Vitamins
(718) 686-6112
5203 13 Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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A-1 Nutrition
(973) 778-8409
210 Main Ave
Passaic, NJ
 
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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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