Articles for tag: Dietary Fiber, Fiber Supplements, Insoluble Fiber, Psyllium, Soluble Fiber

Karla News

How to Prepare for a Smoothie Fast

A smoothie fast is not something that is an easy undertaking. To prepare and maintain a smoothie fast, you must be ready to do things that you would not do if you were not fasting. Whether you are doing it as a diet technique to lose weight, or for why I have done them, which ...

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Friendly’s Sundaes to Go Cups

One of the Hartford, Connecticut grocery stores where I regularly shop, recently began stocking Friendly’s Sundaes To Go. These small, ice cream sundaes are smaller versions of the tasty ice cream sundaes served at Friendly’s Restaurants, an east coast restaurant chain that is known for its delicious ice cream. So far, I have eaten three ...

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A Guide to Types of Dietary Fiber

How many times have you been told to eat more fiber? Although all fiber is good for you, there are two actually distinct types of fiber, each having its own health benefits. These types of fiber are handled differently by the intestinal tract with each functioning uniquely to promote intestinal health. It’s important that both ...

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How Does Psyllium Husk Fiber Help with Weight Loss?

It is no secret that a large percent of Americans struggle to lose weight. As much as 30 percent of the adult population is obese. Fifteen percent of children between ages 6 and 19 also struggle with being overweight. According to the Center for Disease Control, the primary causes of the obesity crisis are physical ...