About Fiber

How Fiber Works

In the.. Fiber acts to And benefits your health by
Stomach and small intestine
  • cause a sense of fullness
  • trap cholesterol and fats
  • slow absorption of sugars
  • regulating weight
  • lowering cholesterol
  • improving blood glucose (sugar) levels
Large intenstine (colon)
  • cause fermentation, promote growth of healthy bacteria
  • absorb water, adding "bulk" to stool
  • enhancing the immune system to fight infection and chronic disease
  • promoting regularity and elimination, minimize constipation


What's New

NFC Fiber Review Paper Published by Nutrition Reviews

Hungry Kids: Fill Them Up with Healthy High-Fiber Foods

Keeping Fit with Fiber
Valerie Waters talks about the link between fitness and fiber.