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.

  1. Low fiber diet.

  2. Inadequate fluid intake

  3. Lack of exercise  

  4. Colon inertia or decreased motility from a variety of causes such as irritable bowle syndrome, food sensitivities, gut dysbiosis, stressful situations etc.

  5. Electrolyte imbalance such as low magnesium, low potassium etc.

  6. Hormone imbalance such as hypothyroidism 

  7. Bowel obstruction

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

Fiber Impacts

Fiber Sources

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Important Notice:

This website and its contents are for the purposes of general information and education only and are not to be used for diagnosis or treatment without the supervision of a healthcare provider.

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