As a health professional, you are an important link in the chain of information and resources that your patients and clients need to get and stay healthy. Staying informed can assist with your recommendation process, especially when it comes to incorporating fiber into your patient’s diet. Fiberfacts.org has created downloadable brochures explaining the benefits of fiber, as well as common food sources. These resources explain the benefits of dietary fiber, including relief from constipation, improved digestive tract, lower blood cholesterol levels, and a stronger immune system.
Take advantage of our library of fiber-related articles, presentations, educational brochures, study abstracts and more all in one place. Stay informed on the latest research and news regarding healthy dietary and caloric intake, as well as the links between fiber and cardiovascular health and the reduced risk of digestive system-related cancers, such as pancreatic and colon cancer.
In addition, references and research from global health organizations and regulatory authorities regarding the importance of incorporating dietary fibers into a patient’s nutrition plan are included below. Information on filling the fiber gap, the glycemic index and the recommended daily intake for fiber is also provided. Browse these resources to help educate yourself on the latest research related to fiber.