Fiber

Bulking up Fiber's Healthful Reputation

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Learn about the health benefits of fiber including its potential role in preventing disease, including heart disease, digestive disorders and some cancers. Also gives tips for increasing your fiber consumption.


Dietary Fiber: Essential for a Healthy Diet

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Learn about the role of fiber in your diet and the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber.


Dietary Fiber: An Important Link in the Fight Against Heart Disease (PDF | 126)

National Fiber Council.

Learn how fiber can play an important role in preventing heart disease.


Produce Facts About Fiber

American Institute for Cancer Research.

Brochure explores the link between dietary fiber and disease prevention. Lists the fiber content of many foods.


Fiber - Start Roughing It!

Harvard University. Harvard School of Public Health.

Learn about health benefits of fiber and the recommendations for fiber consumption.


Breads and grains Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet

American Academy of Family Physicians.

Tip sheet summarizes reasons for eating fiber and how to get more in your diet.


It's White Bread, and Whole Grain Too

Harvard Medical School. InteliHealth.

Do you know about the new food product called whole wheat white bread?