Fiber Supplements Morganton NC

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

Nc Nutrition Network
(828) 438-4390
108 S Anderson St
Morganton, NC
 
Alpine Chiropractic & Acupuncture Cen
(828) 433-1071
205 Carbon City Rd
Morganton, NC
 
Apple City Health Foods
(828) 758-3059
920 Wilkesboro Blvd SE
Lenoir, NC
 
Earth Heart
(828) 756-2224
4573 US 221 N
Marion, NC
 
Natalie Sadler, MD
(919) 929-7527
200 North Greensboro Street, Suite C7A
Carrboro, NC
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Supplements, Stress Management, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Orthomolecular Medicine, Mind/Body Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Energy Medicine, CranioSacral Therapy
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Tosky Bernard E Dr
(828) 433-1071
205 Carbon City Rd
Morganton, NC
 
Nature's Bounty
(828) 433-7325
2145 S Sterling St
Morganton, NC
 
Primrose Vitamin & Herb Shop
(828) 754-2234
108 Main St NW
Lenoir, NC
 
Ancient Sun Inc.
(877) 429-0509
P.O. Box 7555
Asheville, NC

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Muscadine Naturals Inc.
(336) 499-1595
6332B Cephis Rd
Clemmons, 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:

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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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