Finding Food Tracker Apps that Include a Fiber Tracker

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Food journaling and keeping track of calories and nutrition consumed have never been easier. Several useful apps can provide helpful information about the food you eat. Food tracking helps you lose weight, commit to a specific type of diet, or keep track of your nutrition goals. Diet apps and food trackers count … Read more

Fiber Math on the Fly

Fiber Math on the Fly

There’s no shortage of interest in dietary fiber. We know fiber is good for us, but we also know that most Americans are not getting enough fiber. While the Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 recommend between 25-38 grams of fiber per day (for adult … Read more

Fiber Tracking Made Fun

Fiber Tracking Made Fun

Despite its grainy past, folks are finally embracing fiber. This magical component of the diet has documented health benefits for the prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes, certain types of cancer, weight management, and others. The Institute of Medicine, in their report on pages 339-422, recommends that men age 50 or … Read more