Tag Archives: Dietary

Why is dietary fiber important

Your feedback has been successfully sent. Please enter a valid email address. Make an appointment. The grain-refining process removes the outer coat bran from the grain, which lowers its fiber content. Health authorities recommend that men and women eat 38 and 25 grams of fiber per day, respectively. The Institute of Medicine, which provides science-based… Read More »

Why can dietary supplements be dangerous

We Americans do love our dietary supplements. More than half of the adult population have taken them to stay healthy, lose weight, gain an edge in sports or in the bedroom, and avoid using prescription drugs. What consumers might not realize, though, is that supplement manufacturers routinely, and legally, sell their products without first having… Read More »