Fiber - The Unsung Hero
A macronutrient that often goes unnoticed
Fix Your Fiber Problem
Did you know that over 60 million Americans suffer from constipation at any given time. Below are some of the most common causes of constipation.
Low fiber diet.
Inadequate fluid intake
Lack of exercise
Colon inertia or decreased motility from a variety of causes such as irritable bowle syndrome, food sensitivities, gut dysbiosis, stressful situations etc.
Electrolyte imbalance such as low magnesium, low potassium etc.
Hormone imbalance such as hypothyroidism
Below is some information on the most common cause, i.e; low fiber intake and how to take care of this.
How much fiber do we need every day? 25-35 grams
How much fiber are we getting every day? 15 grams
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