Category Archives: Dietary Fiber

IT’S FRUIT TIME

Diets rich in fruits and vegetables get recommended for their health-promoting properties. In the past, fruits and vegetables have held a place in dietary guidance because of their concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. In addition, fruits and vegetables are a source of dietary fiber.   Fruits and vegetables come as a unit, but our […]

EAT MORE DIETARY FIBER | FRUITS, VEGETABLES, CEREALS & WHOLE-GRAINS

Dietary Fiber Dietary fiber consists of non-digestible types of carbohydrates that originate from plant-based foods. These carbohydrates are usually polysaccharides that consist of sugar molecules bonded together. Our diets are becoming deprived of fiber as more and more populations of people are adopting western diets. Research corroborates that our lifestyles like diet, physical activity, and […]