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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
The same: They are essentially the same.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
None: Roughage is another word for fiber. It is a most important part of diet consisting of both soluble and insoluble fiber. They both have effects on abso ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Theories: Of slow bowel activity, build up of bad bacteria creating toxins or toxic environment. And healthy intestinal bacteria with higher fiber diet may caus ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Each person is: different regarding how many bowel movements they have. If the size of the one bowel movement is sufficient to keep you going, than that is fine.
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: The heart is a muscle with very special qualities. The main bulk of heart muscle helps pump blood to the lungs to get oxygen and then pumps that oxyge ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Lots: Fiber is dietary, not digested and can act as laxative and contribute to a healthier digestive system. Lipids have many functions including structure, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Lots: Fiber is dietary, not digested and can act as laxative and contribute to a healthier digestive system. Lipids have many functions including structure, ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Colon Cleanse: These are a waste of money. Feces does not get stored in the colon. It is a one way tube that handles waste. You state you have good bowel function ... Read More
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Dr. John Edwards
27 years experience Pediatrics
Plants: Adding more plants (fruits and veggies) will add fiber while helping add a substantial amount of other nutrients that are also healthy. There are l ... Read More

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