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Sunfiber included in TV’s list of medicine cabinets’ must-haves

Sunfiber included in TV’s list of medicine cabinets’ must-haves

This time of year, many people are considering changing the contents of their medicine cabinets to include more natural remedies. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos, author of the Canadian’s Guide to Natural Medicine, recently shared some of her favorite good-for-you health solutions when she visited several northern California television stations. We were thrilled that Sunfiber was […]

Snacks provide 25 percent of children’s fiber consumption

Snacks provide 25 percent of children’s fiber consumption, according to a report by the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The committee analyzes U.S. diet trends and makes recommendations to the U.S. government about improving diets. Evidence supports the value of programs that seek to improve children’s diets by involving parents and schools in promoting […]

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 […]