Are you getting the proper amount of fiber in your diet? Fiber – it’s really not as boring as you might think. It’s found in a variety of nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, seeds, nuts and beans. I think the average person will find that they are not consuming enough fiber on a daily basis. Here and here are two of many articles on the health benefits of fiber – use them as a starting point in your own research on why fiber is such an important part of a healthy lifestyle.
Rex Russell, M.D., when asked how much fiber we need, says he often gives the answer that we only need to look in our toilets. Fat hitches a ride on insoluble fiber as it passes through the bowel. Fat floats!