Articles Tagged: fiber

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of many vitamins (such as vitamins A, C, and K and folate) and minerals (such as iron and calcium). They’re also great sources of fiber. Research … read more

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Legumes

Foods such as beans and lentils are known as legumes. Legumes are good sources of protein and fiber, and are used in many different cuisines. In the US, you can … read more

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal (digestive) disorder in the U.S. According to research studies, approximately  8% of middle school students and 17% of high school students … read more

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Fiber

Have you ever been told to get more fiber in your diet but aren’t sure how? You may have noticed dietary fiber listed under total carbohydrate on the Nutrition Facts … read more

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Constipation

Teens usually don’t talk about their bathroom habits with their friends but if they did, they would find out that everybody has trouble having a BM or bowel movement (pooping) … read more

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Begin with Breakfast

Even though it can be hard to make time for breakfast when you’re rushing to school in the morning, there are many benefits of eating a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast … read more

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