A product so labeled contains, by F.D.A. order, more than 5 g of dietary fiber per serving.
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It's no secret that high-fiber grains--especially wheat bran--can help prevent constipation.
Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, a distinctive stone grinding miller of whole grains, was founded in 1978 with the mission of moving people back to the basics with healthy whole grains, high-fiber and complex carbohydrates.
Beans are low-fat, high-fiber, nutrientpacked plant foods.
For many, the high-fiber diet, filled with fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes, is often one of the most difficult adjustment to make -- and adhere to.
There are several lifestyle and dietary habits people can adopt to ensure regularity, including enjoying All-Bran(R) products as part of a high-fiber diet.
High-fiber diets have been associated with a reduced risk of human colon cancer.
The results: Average blood sugar, insulin, and cholesterol levels were significantly lower on the high-fiber diet.
However, a combination of a high-fiber diet and calcium supplements is not better than either alone.
Previously, high-fiber grains were thought to be associated with the removal of intestinal carcinogens in the stool.
But the end result may be a no-calorie, high-fiber substitute for flour that can reduce by 10 to 20 percent the caloric value of baked goods.
It's important for consumers to eat high-fiber foods, as they've been shown to support digestive health," said Michelle Tucker, senior nutrition scientist, General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition.

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