Saturday, April 28, 2007

Health Benefits of Fiber

Health Benefits of Fiber
Heart Disease: Linked to lower rates of heart disease
Cancer: Prevents some forms of cancer including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and uterine cancer.
Diverticular Disease: Linked to lower rates of diverticular disease.
Constipation: Prevents constipation.
Gallstones and Kidney Stones: Prevents body from overproducing insulin, leading to lower rates of gallstones and kidney stones.
Weight Loss: Fiber makes people feel full and satisfied, reducing appetite.

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