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A 68-year-old female asked:
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Most are..: Many of the otc fibers are quite good/healthy--metamucil, fibercon, benefiber etc..Are actually healthy and can be consumed daily--for life. They even ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Commensense: Most fresh fruits and vegetables have high fiber content.
A 36-year-old member asked:
22 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Many: Raw fruits and vegetables and whole grains are typically high in fiber. Here's a good list: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-fiber-foods/nu00582.
A 65-year-old female asked:
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Good bowel movement: and hydration in keeping stool from getting hard, by absorbing some of the moisture in the colon. It will help keep you regular, and reduce constipati ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No ....: but it does have a favorable affect on fat metabolism. Soluble fiber--oatmeal, oat cereal, lentils, apples, oranges, strawberries, nuts, etc, etc--att ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
50 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: But it can make you feel bloated as if you were backed up (or blocked).
A 30-year-old female asked:
44 years experience in Travel Medicine
Top Fiber Foods: Here are some ideas:
-deep green, leafy vegetables: spinach, kale, broccoli, etc
-beans are a rich source of fiber: navy beans, lima beans, lentils, ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Otherwise: You would be constipated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Yes: In addition to maintaining the health of the digestive tract, fiber also lowers the risk of colon and rectal cancers, lowers heart disease risk, and b ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Fruits & Vegetables: Legumes (beans), fruits that you can eat the skin, and green vegitables have the highest content of fiber. Brown rice is another option to consider. ... Read More
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