April is IBS Awareness Month and a great time to take a look at how much fiber is in your diet. It’s estimated that the average adult eats only 15 grams of dietary fiber per day. How much fiber do you need? Continue reading “Feeling Fuller With Fiber”
April is IBS Awareness Month. It’s estimated that 9-23% of the world’s population has IBS, yet many are undiagnosed. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder within the intestines that causes abdominal pain and discomfort. The pain may occur on its own, or it can be accompanied by constipation, diarrhea and bloating.
Continue reading “Taming the Tummy”
Crunch on this: Apples are a major source of disease-fighting nutrition neatly packaged in a delicious, easily portable, portion-controlled fruit. It turns out “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is based in fact. Science shows apples’ multiple health benefits — from your brain to your bowels. Continue reading “Apples Are a Top Health Pick”
You’ve always known fiber was good for “regularity,” but did you know research also shows fiber can help protect against serious illness as well? Continue reading “Get Fit With Fiber”
Just in time to help you renew your commitment to getting more active this year, new studies underscore the benefits of regular exercise — especially related to colon cancer. Continue reading “Consistent Exercise Protects Your Colon — and Your Life”