Over the last couple of years, there has become more awareness surrounding the importance of dietary fiber and the prevention of disease.
Why should I eat more fiber?
Dietary fiber can reduce the risk of certain diseases such as colon cancer, diverticular disease, and can also help lower cholesterol and improve symptoms from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Additionally, fiber can also be beneficial in helping to manage common bowel problems.
If you have been experiencing bowel or hemorrhoidal problems, fiber along with other dietary modifications can often help improve conditions such as constipation, diarrhea, incontinence, hemorrhoids or anal fissures.
How much fiber should I eat?
Current dietary guidelines suggest that....