Fiber Supplements Greenville NC

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

ECU Physicians - Family Medicine
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
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Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Acupuncture
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General Nutrition Centers
(252) 321-4835
714 E Greenvlle Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Arcila Maria PhD
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
Warren Karen Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 757-0123
702 Johns Hopkins Dr
Greenville, NC
 
General Nutrition Centers
(252) 355-6193
Carolina E Mall
Greenville, NC
 
Nature's Goodness Health Food & G
(252) 355-0556
703 Greenville Blvd SE
Greenville, NC
 
Oakmont Health Food Store
(252) 321-3525
2512 Charles Blvd
Greenville, NC
 
Bedford Therapy Associates
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St Ste A
Greenville, NC
 
Nutrition Plus
(252) 758-0721
401 W 1st St Ste 1H
Greenville, NC
 
Nicholson Christie Ms Rd Ldn
(252) 353-6277
3485 Evans St
Greenville, NC
 
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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:

...

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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