Protein and Fiber Benefits
With the right diet, you can enjoy many protein and fiber benefits. Combining protein and fiber with exercise can help you manage your weight loss, improve your blood-sugar levels, and boost your strength and energy. Plus, a diet high in protein and fiber can curb your hunger and limit your calorie intake, and it will keep you
The Importance of Dietary Fiber
While doctors, nutritionists, and fitness experts sometimes approach the importance of dietary fiber as a foregone conclusion, many people rarely give this component of food much thought – and that\’s a mistake. As health care professionals know, fiber can have a significant impact on the body. In fact, consuming sufficient fiber can benefit many aspects
How Can a Fiber-Protein Shake Help You Manage Your Diabetes?
Fiber is receiving more and more attention as a tool to manage blood sugar levels and weight, for diabetics as well as healthy individuals. But how does fiber help? All fibers can slow the absorption of sugar and fat from food, and therefore help prevent post-prandial (post-meal) spikes in blood sugar and blood fat, possibly
How Can a Fiber Shake Help You Lose Weight?
Dietary fiber is not a magic wand, but it can help you achieve your weight loss goals with a little more ease. One of the hardest pieces to manage when you are trying to lose weight is hunger, but fiber can help in several ways. Eating high-fiber foods slows down the speed at which food
Know the Key Benefits of Dietary Fiber During Pregnancy
The USDA recommends people consume 14 grams of fiber for every 1,000 calories. That’s 28 grams of fiber per day, based on a 2,000 calorie diet. BarnDad’s Fiber Dx makes it easy to get all the fiber you need for a healthy pregnancy in a delicious high fiber protein shake. Common complaints of pregnancy include
Fight Childhood Obesity
BarnDad’s FiberDX comes to the rescue in the fight and prevention of childhood obesity. We all know a healthy diet consists of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low fat sources of protein. It can be a difficult task however, to keep children from eating unhealthy foods and to have them eat a diet filled with
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BarnDad’s FiberDX® is a 100% natural, time-release, 8-LAYER soluble and insoluble fiber matrix that reduces hunger and supports healthy weight management, lean muscle and a healthy digestive system. New research shows that fiber could be the single most overlooked nutrient to help you control your blood sugar and A1C, reduce cholesterol, lose unwanted body fat,
Dietary Fiber and Your Health
Long heralded as part of a healthy diet, fiber has been shown to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, diverticular disease, and constipation, as well as cancer of the colon, breast, ovary, endometrium, gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, mouth, pharynx, stomach and rectum. Research has found that populations that consume more dietary fiber have less
Weight Loss and Fiber
Many studies have looked at fiber and weight loss. The average value for published studies indicate that consuming an additional 14 grams of fiber daily for more than 2 days is associated with a 10% decrease in calorie intake and weight loss of 4.2 lbs. over 3.8 months, with obese individuals showing an even greater
Fiber & Satiety
Did you know that dietary fiber (soluble) slows the time it takes food to leave the stomach? This slower rate of digestion creates a feeling of satiety i.e. you feel fuller longer. Also, once the stomach contents move into the small intestine, those same dietary fibers can affect a wide variety of gastrointestinal hormones that
Is Fiber Still Relevant in Weight Management?
Analyst Insight by Simone Baroke – Contributing Analyst “Old school” diet lore taught us that fiber “fills you up”, but recent research shows that there is much more to it than that. Dietary fiber has the power to alter the composition of the intestinal micro-flora, triggering the release of satiety hormones that communicate to the
According to a study published online in Nature Medicine, fiber rich diets reduce the severity of allergic airway disease. These findings show how diet can influence immune cell development and disease outside the gut. Benjamin Marsland and his colleagues report that in animal studies fed a diet low in fiber developed worse lung inflammation in
Learn About Gestational Diabetes
Between 2 and 10 percent of expectant mothers develop gestational diabetes; making this condition one of the most common complications during pregnancy. Hormonal changes can make your cells less responsive to insulin during pregnancy. When your body demands additional insulin, the pancreas secretes more of it. However, if your pancreas can’t keep up with the
How Fiber Works
Always hungry? Research shows that filling up on foods with fiber can boost your health, keep you from overeating, and help you lose weight. By Sharlene K. Johnson How Fiber Works A few years ago, it was the f-word that no one wanted to use. Today, it’s plastered all over packages at the supermarket. (That’s
Build Up On Fiber, Bulk Up On Muscles!
Fiber Builds Muscle Mass Protein gains the most attention when it comes to body building, often pushing one of the most important nutrient groups to the side, fiber. One major benefit of fiber for an athlete is that it carries out the waste byproducts of muscle production. This type of waste build up in the
Probiotics Reduce Stress
(NaturalNews) Following the lead of conventional medicine, people have become stressed out about bacteria and have waged a war on these tiny microorganisms in hopes that we can wipe them off the planet. The only problem with this desire is the fact that we require bacteria in order to not only lead healthy and happy
Fiber for a Healthy Heart
How Fiber Protects Your Heart WebMD Feature By R. Morgan Griffin Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD You probably already know that fiber helps with digestion. Did you know it can have big benefits for your heart health too? “Studies have shown that foods that have a lot of fiber are clearly associated with lower risk
Fiber for All Shapes, Types and Ages
Fiber is an important ingredient in everyone’s diet, no matter what the shape, type or age of person you are. The Institute of Medicine suggests that the average person have at least 14 grams of a blend (soluble and insoluble) fiber for every 1,000 calories you consume in a day. A general suggestion on how
How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Fiber
It is important to make sure that your children are getting enough fiber in their diets. This article from BodyBuilding.com gives you some helpful times on how to make it a little easier: ——————————————————————————————-Of all the nutrients your kids need to be taking in, one of the biggest ones that often gets neglected is dietary
Eating Dessert Helps With Weight Management!
Eating dessert helps with weight loss! A research study was done by the University of Athens Medical School on how desserts affects a person’s weight loss. The school compared two groups, both groups diets included a balance diet of 45% of calories from carbohydrates, 35% from fats and 20% from protein. The only difference between