5 simple ways to fiber up

May 23, 2015 10:00 AM

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5 simple ways to fiber up

What if someone told you there was something naturally occurring in your food that could help you improve your gut health, lose weight, and live longer? There is, and it’s called fiber. Although fiber does not have a sexy name, it can help you look and feel sexier. So why aren’t we eating more?

Health professionals recommend adults consume between 25 and 35 grams of fiber a day, but most people get less than half that amount— between 14 and 15 grams a day. Another bonus: fiber-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole-grains are loaded with vitamins and minerals, making them a h...

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