Fiber helps you stay regular, fills you up, and helps you lose weight. However, most Americans eat just 12 grams a day and that’s not enough fiber according to experts. They suggest Americans eat 25 grams of fiber daily. It’s also best to get fiber from food sources rather than fromRead More →

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, and although you can live without them, they benefit your body in many ways. They regulate protein, promote body tissue growth, enhance the immune system, lubricate joints, and control fat metabolism. Carbohydrates are also important because they provide vitamins and minerals needed for total physical health.Read More →

Diverticulitis is a common disease that occurs when small pouches, known as diverticula, develop in the digestive tract and become inflamed. The condition usually occurs in people over forty years or older who consume a low-fiber diet. The reason it occurs is because your colon has to work harder to rid your bodyRead More →