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List of Non-Fiber Foods

Fiber is an important part of your diet, derived primarily from grains, fruits and vegetables. With certain temporary or chronic d...
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What Does Fiber Do for Your Body?

Dietary fiber comes from plant-based foods your body cannot digest. It exists in two varieties: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fib...
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Does Psyllium Contain Soluble or Insoluble Fiber?

Psyllium, or Plantago ovata, has gained importance all over the world due to its medical properties as a natural remedy for consti...
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Mangoes & Fiber

Unlike other nutrients, such as protein, carbohydrates and fat, your body cannot digest or absorb fiber. It travels through your d...
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Can We Cook Ground Flaxseed?

Flaxseeds offer many health benefits -- whether it is to keep your bowels regular, stabilize your blood sugars levels or lower you...
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Can You Eat Very High-Fiber Foods and Still Be Constipated?

Eating high-fiber foods promotes regular bowel function, but eating too much of those foods without adequate fluids and physical a...
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Are Psyllium Husks Prebiotic?

Even though psyllium is a very effective laxative, it's actually a soluble fiber, which is unusual because soluble fibers are ...
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High Fiber Diets That Cause Diarrhea

High fiber foods stimulate the bowel, which can cause diarrhea. According to the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Penns...
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Psyllium Substitutes

Psyllium consists of the indigestible seed husks of a plant native to India and Pakistan. The seed husks are a good source of solu...
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Fiber One Cereal and Weight Loss

Fiber One cereal isn’t defined as a diet or weight-loss food, but its nutritional profile makes it well suited to act as one...
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