Fiber Supplements Miami Lakes FL

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

The Telemarque Group Ltd., LLC
(786) 486-5392
10053 S.W. 16 Street
Pembroke Pines, FL

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Sunny Naturals, Inc.
(305) 840-3040
P. O. Box 522934
Miami, FL

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Integrated Medicine of Miami-Dade & Trinidad
(786) 220-0896
4505 West Flagler Street, Suite 202
Miami, FL
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Apple A Day Natural Food Market
(305) 538-4569
1534 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL

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Total Nutrition Concepts
(305) 823-7703
2950 W 84th St
Hialeah, FL
 
Silicium Laboratories LLC
(877) 454-2486
12800 NW 38th St.
Miami, FL

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Cid Botanicals
(877) 422-3657
7269 NW 12th St
Miami, FL

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Vitamin Hut
(954) 747-8977
4193 N Pine Island Rd
Sunrise, FL

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The Miami Center for Holistic Healing
(305) 270-2229
9085 Southwest 87th Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL
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Women's Health, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Men's Health, Immunology, Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, Herbal Medicine, Gynecology, Guided Imagery, General Practice, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Bio-identical HRT, Allergy
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Sports Nutrition Distributors in
(305) 557-9388
2950 W 84th St
Hialeah, FL
 
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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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