Why is fiber important?
Including fiber in your diet is good for your health in lots of ways. It can:
Reduce the risk of heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes.
Lower the risk of several forms of cancer.
Improve cholesterol and blood pressure.
Help regulate your digestion.
Help you feel fuller, so you may eat less
What is fiber?
Fiber is the part of plant foods that our bodies cannot digest or absorb. It is found in fruits, vegetables, beans, peas, lentils, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. There are two kinds of dietary fiber: insoluble and soluble. We benefit from both.
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