What is Inulin and Why is it Found in So Many Diet Foods?

What is Inulin and Why is it Found in So Many Diet Foods?

Nutrition research has shown that protein and fiber help people with satiety. While most Americans consume adequate amounts of protein or more, fiber consumption is way below the recommended value of 25 grams per day. Dietary fibers are carbohydrates that … Continue reading

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Farting Fiber – The Story of Inulin

Farting Fiber – The Story of Inulin

“Get more fiber in your diet.” Consumers have been hearing this key nutrition message for years. So they start scanning nutrition facts panels of products they buy, looking for fiber content. And the food industry, always one step ahead, starts … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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