Fiber’s Many Gut Benefits

New research suggests that dietary fiber impacts gut health in some surprising ways.

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Fiber may be one of the most important factors in maintaining gut health, and a healthy gut is a key player in protecting us from disease. “Ninety-five percent of Americans are lacking in this key nutrient,” says Mascha Davis, MPH, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “It’s the ‘roughage’ or indigestible […]

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