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Why Fiber?

Dietary fiber (the kind you eat) is an exceedingly important nutrient found in plants that our bodies do not digest. Unlike most foods, fiber is not absorbed. Rather, it passes through the digestive tract creating bulk, and moving waste out of the body. While this doesn’t sound like top priority, it’s hard to account for…Read More

Bowel management.  It’s not necessarily the most pleasant phrase to ever be written, however, whether we like it or not, it is something that everyone deals with on a daily basis.  What is bowel management?  It is finding the right balance of regularity between loose stools and constipation.  We are all familiar with the commercials…Read More

NuGo Fiber Cake Pops

These NuGo Fiber cake pops are perfect for the holidays and easy to make! If you love peanut butter then you will love these!

Fiber d’Lish Sundae

This healthy ice cream sundae tastes like everything a decadent ice cream sundae should be but with lots of fiber! Plus it’s easy to make!

Autumn Oatmeal Bowl

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast recipe to add to your rotation, this would be a great recipe to try! Especially during the Fall.

The air is getting cooler and the daylight hours getting shorter.  What better way to enjoy the midseason of fall than with a bowl of hot soup, chili, or stew. The recipes here are easy and inexpensive to make, can be doubled or tripled depending on the crowd, and store well for leftovers.   Not to…Read More

There are numerous benefits to ensuring we consume plenty of fiber in our daily diets = from blood glucose regulation to weight management to cholesterol reduction and cancer prevention. And these are just a few of the benefits. Experts recommend 25 – 35 grams of fiber per day, ideally from whole and unprocessed foods –…Read More

A week’s worth of Fiber

Busy schedules and “on the go” lifestyles can make meal preparation feel like a chore. They can also make it challenging to reach the recommended amount of daily fiber. With some creative problem solving, laid back meal planning, and a well-stocked kitchen, a healthy-fiber filled meal or a week’s worth of fiber can be just…Read More

Age Well With Fiber

For those of us who consider ourselves baby boomers, we might not think “the rules” apply to us like they did in our younger days. In some cases, I suppose they don’t. In the case of nutrition and healthy eating, however, they most certainly do and even more so than years passed. Solid nutrition is…Read More

With all the BBQs, ice cream, and activities this summer, it’s easy to throw your body out of sync. With these five tips you can help maintain a well-balanced diet this summer.