Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos is hoping to improve the American diet. “We eat way too much processed, prepared food that’s low in fiber and high in a lot of chemicals. People are missing out on the vital nutrients they need,” she told Memphis talk radio listeners. A poor diet may lead to significant health problems. […]
Constipation may cause headache, irritability, abdominal pain and bloating. To keep your bowels on their best behavior, pay closer attention to the foods you eat. Several everyday foods have a reputation for slowing down your system. Keep this constipation cheat sheet handy so you know which foods to watch out for and which to add […]
You expect a chef to make great-tasting food. But Chef Gerard Viverito takes it one step further. This fiber-packed shake he made on Kansas City TV cares for your gut as much as your taste buds. The health-focused, world-renowned chef told viewers that most Americans aren’t getting enough fiber, especially soluble fiber which helps feed […]
If there’s some extra padding around your hips, you may be wishing to drop a few pounds this spring. While there are many weight-loss plans and gimmicks in magazines and on the Internet, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler says you may want to simply consume more fiber. The best-selling author told Baltimore’s Fox News viewers […]
You made it through another winter, and you’re looking forward to an enjoyable spring. Don’t let springtime tummy troubles dampen your fun. Warm-weather activities such as traveling to exotic locales, or hanging out with friends on the deck or at the fair may result in occasional constipation or diarrhea, or other digestive distress. Here’s how […]
Kids need fiber. And unlike many health-savvy moms, they aren’t likely to lunch on lentil salad or choose Brussels sprouts instead of French fries. This is why most children aren’t getting enough of this essential nutrient. You may need to sneak fiber into your kids’ diets if you want them to meet their daily requirement […]
The warm weather is finally here, and that means swimsuits, shorts and sandals. If you’re not ready to put away those bulky sweaters – how else will you hide that bloated belly? – consider spring cleaning your diet. These mealtime tips may help curb bloating and other tummy troubles. Drink more water. Your belly may […]
This soluble fiber supplement helps provide a comfortable feeling of fullness, or satiety. Sunfiber can be mixed with water or any non-carbonated beverage. It can also be added to foods and can be used in cooking or baking.
Research has shown that Sunfiber helps provide a feeling of satiety, and also reduces the urge to snack between meals. “If you’re looking to slim down over the summer months, and you want something that can help control your appetite and stabilize blood sugar, don’t look to any of the weight-loss gimmicks,” said Torkos.
A U.S. government advisory committee urges higher fiber consumption to promote better health. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, consisting of nationally recognized experts in nutrition and health, made its recommendations to the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. In a letter to the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Agriculture, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Keeping your digestion on track this spring doesn’t have to involve drinking thick, cloudy fiber solutions. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos demonstrated on Portland’s AM Northwest how Sunfiber dissolves crystal clear in water. Best of all, Sunfiber has no unpleasant side effects. It supports digestive health without the gas, bloating and other side effects common with […]
When Memphis KWAM radio host Marybeth Conley asked Felicia Stoler what nutrient Americans should increase in their diet to improve their health, the registered dietitian nutritionist didn’t even have to think about it. “Fiber is the most important,” she said. “The typical American diet is deficient in fiber.” Less than five percent of Americans are […]
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 […]