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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 : 345 comments   460,883 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 : 51 comments   162,544 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 : 21 comments   46,220 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 : 30 comments   23,266 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   18,531 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 : 74 comments   35,379 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 : 59 comments   24,419 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 : 239 comments   131,051 views
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