Fiber’s helpful in a healthy diet

Filed under: Health — @ December 14, 2005

I think everyone and their dog knows this. Although, this article outlines four other ways a high fiber diet can help imrove your health and prevent diseases.

bq. Fiber is focused on in some low-carbohydrate diets. Dr. Arthur Agatston, author of “The South Beach Diet,” suggests that fiber delays your stomach’s effort to get at the sugars and starches in carbohydrates. Fiber is considered a good obstacle in slowing down digestion.

Eating a proper low carb diet, with a decent amount of fiber will also help you prevent heart diseases, hypertension, control your blood sugar and diverticular disease.

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