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Ways To Increase Fiber Intake Resources

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Delicious Ways to Boost Fiber Intake

Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Tips to Stay Full Longer

No doubt about it, hunger is unpleasant. In fact, it can be downright embarrassing when your tummy grumbles for your attention at the most inopportune times. When you’re watching your calorie intake to lose or manage your weight, there will be...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

The Truth about Juicing and Your Health

A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did.  You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People...  Read more

Fiber
Updated 8/17/2014 7:53:12 AM

I have just notices that on the tracker my Fiber for the day has changed. This was always confusing but is even now more so. Before it was set to between 25 and 35 grams a day. This was ok but when I went 1 gram over I warned me that " over 50...  Read more

Do I really NEED 25g of Fiber?
Updated 8/18/2014 2:51:31 AM

I try to follow a low to moderate carb diet. I don't eat any wheat products, and do limit my white starches like rice and potatoes. The majority of my carbs come from fresh vegetables and I'm generally sitting around 10-15g of fiber per day. I feel g...  Read more

Food tracker not adding up fiber correctly
Updated 8/13/2014 3:40:09 PM

I have checked the detailed info for each of the food items I have listed within each meal, and yet the total fiber (a nutrient I told it to track in addition to the basics) does not add them up properly. I should have 11-15g, not the 3g it has tra...  Read more

Help in more ways than one.
Updated 8/13/2014 8:07:33 AM

Hi all So over the years my weight has fluctuated significantly. From when I was really young and severely underweight (28kgs at 12 years old) to 70-odd kgs in 2009, down to the right kind of weight-range (60-odd kgs in 2010) and then up to 80-o...  Read more

Can water intake change over time
Updated 8/12/2014 8:11:52 AM

I have always just done fine drinking 6 glasses of water per day until recently. When I got down to 155 I noticed that I would start having muscle cramps and I would perspire at the slightest amount of doing any physical activity. Now if I do not dri...  Read more

Increase fiber

To increase my fiber intake, I sprinkle Fiber One cereal on my cereal or yogurt for breakfast....  Read more

Up Your Fiber

Dr. Mark Hyman says Switching abruptly to a high-fiber diet can cause gas and bloating. Increase your fiber intake slowly until you get up to 50 grams a day. Eat 2 tablespoons of ground flax seeds a day. Sprinkle on salads, grains, or vegetable dishe...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

Are You Getting The Most From Your Calcium Supplement?

I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al...  Read more

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike breast or cervical cancers, ovarian cancer can be incredibly hard to detect in its earlier stages, which makes awareness that much more important. It is the fifth most common cancer in women. Repres...  Read more