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What is the best source of fiber?

What is the best source of fiber?

Dietary: Fiber from fruits and vegetables are the best. Gums and guars present in fruits and veggies are best. Oatmeal, cereal grains, flax seeds, and unprocessed bran are other good sources of fiber. You can buy otc fiber tablets, soluble fiber and other fibers. Eat a balanced diet and increase the fruits, veggies and water in your diet. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of fiber?

What are the best sources of fiber?

Varies: There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases. Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more

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What is the best way to condition fast twitch fibers?

What is the best way to condition fast twitch fibers?

Hi rep, low resist: High repetition, low resistance exercise, combined with aerobic conditioning (to build lung and heart capacity to deliver oxygen to muscle), combined with good nutrition and consistency in exercise program, including adequate rest periods. ...Read more

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Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

See below: Fiber is the non digestible part of fruits, whole grains. Vegetables, beans and legumes. You get it by eating these foods. Fiber is not found in meat, dairy, fowl or fish. When fiber foods are processed ( orange juice for example, or white rice) alot of the fiber is removed in processing. Your best bet to have fiber in your diet is to eat foods in their natural state with minimal processing. ...Read more

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Best way to diagnosis fiber myalgia which test is the best?

Best way to diagnosis fiber myalgia which test is the best?

No test: Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion (tests exclude other possible diseases) and if you fit the criteria then fibromyalgia is diagnosed. ...Read more

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So what would be the best way to transition from miralax (polyethylene glycol) to a fiber suppliment?

So what would be the best way to transition from miralax (polyethylene glycol) to a fiber suppliment?

Use both: A bowel regimen includes both: fiber, stool softners, laxatives, probiotics and a goal of two soft bowel movements daily. For hemorrhoids, fissures, or other rectal problems add hygiene (shower, olive oil and hair dryer area daily). Be well. ...Read more

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Which foods are the best for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Which foods are the best for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Fruits/vegetable: In general all fruils and vegetables have fiber. Egg/meat/ fish donot. Prune/dates/mango/pineapple are good on fiber. Plantain has iron and fiber ( green banana ). Depending on the type of anemia more specific fruits and veges can be picked up. Can see a dietitian or talk to pmd. ...Read more

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What is the best fiber supplement to take if you have diverticulosis?

What is the best fiber supplement to take if you have diverticulosis?

Good diet you eat: You don't have to waste money on fiber like metamucel , fiber capsules , vegetables , fruits , whole wheat bread etc all has fiber , and is free. ...Read more

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