Fiber Supplements Spartanburg SC

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

General Nutrition Centers
(864) 576-9117
205 W Blackstock Rd Ste 820
Spartanburg, SC
 
Master's Natural Foods
(864) 576-0011
106 S Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Be Natural Vitamins & Supplements
(864) 574-5468
307 E Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Shaklee Products Distributors
(864) 814-1888
939 E Emerald Springs Dr
Boiling Springs, SC
 
Taylor Ansel M SR
(864) 814-1888
939 E Emerald Springs Dr
Boiling Springs, SC
 
Natural Born Health Foods
(864) 582-2493
160 S Pine St Ste F
Spartanburg, SC
 
Herbalife Distributor Purnell M Morri
(864) 587-7419
221 Navaho Dr
Spartanburg, SC
 
Healthy Weigh
(864) 576-3667
246 E Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Vitamins Herbs & More Shoppe
(864) 599-7040
4022 Highway 9
Boiling Springs, SC
 
Angkor Jumn
(864) 472-8500
11631 Asheville Hwy Ste D
Inman, SC
 

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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