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7 High-Fiber Cereals that Actually Taste Good

Higher fiber cereals no longer taste like straw as they did a decade ago. See which ones get top marks for taste.
Posted 11/2/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 335 comments   412,788 views
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Load Up on Lentils: 10 Healthy Recipes

Don't love lentils? We're here to convince you otherwise, with these 10 simple, tasty recipes and meal ideas.
Posted 3/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 30 comments   130,991 views
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You Asked: Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fiber?

Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet, but can you have too much of a good thing?
Posted 10/1/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 10 comments   30,452 views
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Study: Adding Fiber Can Be a Pain the Gut

Fiber helps fill you up and ward off hunger--if Mother Nature put it in your food. When fiber is added to processed foods by manufacturers, it can have unsavory side effects.
Posted 8/15/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 27 comments   17,748 views
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The Perfect Super Bowl Party Food: Chef Meg's Chili Con Carne

I love this recipe. It's great for a crowd, and t really requires little work on my part. The slow cooker does the work. It's perfect for Super Bowl parties!
Posted 2/2/2011  2:06:37 PM By: Meg Galvin : 38 comments   15,637 views
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'Fake' Fiber in Your Food? How to Spot It

More and more products are adding manufactured fibers to their foods to boost their nutritional profiles. But is added fiber just as good as the real deal?
Posted 9/2/2010  6:48:16 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 69 comments   27,891 views
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Fiber: Perhaps Not as Simple as You Thought

New definitions of fiber can be confusing. Learn why new fiber sources may not aid health like whole food favorites.
Posted 8/30/2010  6:07:59 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 54 comments   20,270 views
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Is 'Stealth Fiber' Lurking in Your Foods?

"Now with added fiber," boast labels on processed foods galore. But is that fiber the same as the stuff found in nature? And, what effect will that "added" fiber have on you?
Posted 7/27/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 238 comments   119,415 views
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We Ate It: Gnu Bars, with 50% of Your Daily Fiber

We tried Gnu Bars, which have a whopping 12 grams of fiber (50% of what you should get each day) in each bar. Find out what we thought!
Posted 3/5/2009  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 125 comments   18,340 views
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We Ate It: Muffin and Pancake Mix from Fiber One and Bisquick

Fiber One and Bisquick have some new products that allow you enjoy baked goods while still focusing on healthy eating. We tried them. Find out what we thought.
Posted 2/4/2009  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 186 comments   20,948 views
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We Ate It: VitaTop Muffin Tops

We reviewed the sampler pack of Vitalicious Muffin Tops. But did we like them?
Posted 1/26/2009  1:53:17 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 141 comments   48,789 views
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We Tried It: Pasta with 20 Grams of Fiber!

Fiber Gourmet pastas have 20 grams of fiber a serving. How is that possible, and more importantly, how does it taste?
Posted 10/6/2008  11:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 100 comments   19,409 views
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We Ate It: Fiber One 'Pop Tarts'

The other day at the supermarket, I noticed a new product alongside the Pop-Tarts: Fiber One toaster pastries. The dailySpark taste test team tried them!
Posted 9/11/2008  10:31:05 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 151 comments   31,213 views
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