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Diet expert tells ABC viewers how a snack may help you lose weight

If that extra five, ten or more pounds is making you miserable, but you don’t want to deprive yourself of tasty snacks, celebrity personal trainer Lisa Lynn has some suggestions. Lynn told San Antonio’s SA Live viewers that substituting their current snack for her decadent peanut butter balls may support their weight-loss goals. This rich […]

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Why aren’t we getting enough dietary fiber?

America: We’re still not getting enough dietary fiber! According to the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines, we are a fiber-deficient nation. Why is this still happening? Pew Research Center reports that fast-food restaurants serve 50 million people every day. Their menu items are notorious for being low-fiber, although most restaurants now offer some healthier options. Adults […]

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Four surprising facts about constipation

As a nation, we’re confused about constipation. We have as much trouble agreeing on what defines constipation as we do agreeing on how to deal with it. As we prepare for vacation and swimsuit season, it’s the ideal time to clear up some misconceptions about this very common condition. Surprising Fact #1: Constipation can have […]

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Memphis CBS news viewers told fiber may help them spring into shape

Sunfiber may help improve your health this spring, even if you spent the winter hibernating inside and eating comfort foods. Appearing on Memphis’s News Channel Nine, registered dietitian Felicia Stoler said this gluten-free fiber has multiple benefits, including helping you feel fuller longer so you may want to eat less. The CBS viewers also learned […]

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Let’s talk about traveler’s constipation

By Sherry Torkos We hear more about jet lag and even diarrhea than we do about traveler’s constipation. But I suspect when it comes to travel-related health issues, constipation is just as common. It’s not just annoying. It can make you so uncomfortable that it impacts your entire trip. That’s why constipation is something that […]

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San Diego viewers learn why to pack Sunfiber in their suitcase

Don’t leave home without Sunfiber. Holistic pharmacist and health author Sherry Torkos appeared on San Diego’s Fox 5 with some spring break travel essentials. Digestive issues are not uncommon when traveling, so she suggested tucking this fiber supplement into your travel bag. Gluten-free Sunfiber is truly a regulating fiber. It helps with occasional constipation or […]

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The right stuff: Dietitian talks gluten-free fiber on ABC TV

Eat this. Don’t eat that. It can be difficult to know what food rules to follow. Registered dietitian and health author Felicia Stoler appeared on San Antonio’s SA Live to give viewers guidance on eating right. This includes getting more gluten-free fiber into your diet. Stoler said flavorless, odorless and Sunfiber is a healthy option […]

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Health practitioners need to present clients with more fiber supplement options

Our society is plagued by constipation, irritable bowels and an unhealthy gut environment. “In my clinical opinion, it’s far more important to supplement with fiber than it is a multi-vitamin,” says Dr. Bryce Wylde, alternative health expert and medical advisor on The Dr. Oz Show. “That might shock you. But as a healthcare practitioner, I […]

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From your weight to your mood, here’s why you should eat more fiber.

We’ve all been bombarded with messages to eat more fiber. “There’s a fiber-fortified version of nearly every packaged good out there,” says Dr. Bryce Wylde, alternative health expert and medical advisor on The Dr. Oz Show. He considers three questions: Why is it so important? How can we ensure we’re getting enough? How can we […]

Michigan State advises adding fiber

Michigan State advises adding fiber to your diet. It’s easy, according to Ashley Parrish of Michigan State University Extenson. Parrish recommends many ways to increase fiber in your diet: Leave the skin on whole fruits and vegetables Choose brown rice, whole wheat bread and pastas over white bread and rice Choose foods with “whole grain” listed […]

Kids need fiber, too

Kids need fiber, too, according to an Oklahoma State University (OSU) extension educator. Dietary fiber is important for individuals of all ages, but children’s fiber needs are sometimes overlooked, writes LaDell Emmons in a recent issue of the McAlester News-Capital. Fiber helps prevent constipation and provides important nutrients and vitamins, advises Emmons. A child’s fiber […]