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Take fiber or suffer the consequences

By Lartinos, published on Mar 15, 2013

Many people have heard that fiber is good for you, but why exactly is fiber so good for dieting and overall health? Studies have shown fiber decreases body weight, can possibly extend life expectancy, and may even increase muscle mass. Fiber also helps regulate our bowel movements as well; That means it will help you whether you are either constipated or suffering from diarrhea, something that everyone must deal with at some point. Just knowing the benefits of fiber does not fix the problem of having a shortage of this important nutrient, we must plan ahead or there is an excellent... (more)

Tags: health, exercise, questions, weight loss, help, diet, fat, protein, carbs, calories, fiber

How exactly do you read a nutritional label?

By Lartinos, published on Feb 13, 2013

... fats, and the breakdown between the two. Both offer health benefits so go ahead and get products that contain these. I will talk more about essential fats later on. Seeing essential fats on a label is a good thing, while saturated fat is usually a bad thing, and trans fat being the worst.Dietary Fiber and Net Carbs: Most people don't know what these are, which is a shame because this information really does help you. Dietary fiber by definition is an insoluble form of carbohydrate; It is a carbohydrate that your body cannot digest. That means it is added as part of the total carbohydrates... (more)

Tags: food, weight loss, diet, sugar, fat, protein, label, carbs, calories, fiber, net carbs, carbohydrates

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