Fiber supplements such as psyllium, methylcellulose, and polycarbophil can help with digestive conditions such as constipation, diarrhea, IBD, and IBS.
Fiber supplements are widely used to lower cholesterol, but all fiber supplements may not work equally. Explore which types of fiber to look for.
Although studies have shown that soluble fiber can lower your LDL, there is such a thing as taking too much fiber.
Eating a fiber-rich diet can help people with diabetes to manage blood sugar, lose weight, and more. Learn more about soluble and insoluble fiber.
Dealing with a bout of diarrhea? Here are the best foods to eat (and those to avoid) to help your digestive system heal.
Some foods can trigger irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, including gas pain. Learn more about what to eat and what foods to avoid.
Can dietary fiber decrease your risk of colon cancer? Decades of studies continue to provide conflicting results to this basic question.
Some foods can increase your risk of diverticulitis and make flare-ups worse. Learn which foods to avoid with diverticulitis.
Any fiber-rich foods you eat are used by your gut bacteria to produce short-chain fatty acids, which offer several health benefits.
A Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection may benefit from a diet to manage the diarrhea symptoms. Find out which foods are recommended, and why.
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