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Fiber

Ed Ullmann - Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Comments (0)
ABOUT: Fiber or "roughage" is the indigestible parts of foods. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate. It passes through the digestive tract without being absorbed. Some of fiber's asserted effects include prevention of heart disease, lowering the chances of developing diabetes, warding off colon polyps and colon cancer, decreasing cholesterol, helping to alleviate symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and the possibility of averting pancreatic cancer. Fiber's most desirable effect is keeping p ... read more