Category Archives: Fiber

Crazy Dinner, Or, A Smart One?

I had a combination for dinner tonight that many would find strange: Salmon – poached in the microwave using just a brush of olive oil and a sprinke of thyme and pepper. Two cups of steamed broccoli. One bowl of … Continue reading

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Quinoa & Pistachio Stuffed Acorn Squash

My wife made this for dinner this evening. What a great meal! You can find the recipe for it all over the place. (Here’s one on another blog.) It always feels good eating something that’s interesting, healthy, and tasty.

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Shirataki Noodles

Here’s more on these via About.com – Shirataki noodles were originally developed in Asia, but they have recently come to the attention of people around the world. Because these noodles are almost totally a beneficial type of fiber, they have … Continue reading

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Old Country Style Muesli

I read about Bob’s Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli in the December 2011 edition of CSPI’s Nutrition Action Healthletter. So, I had to try it – and, I’m now hooked. I want to eat it everyday. It’s so good! … Continue reading

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Ode to Oats

The Fooducate Blog had a great post on oats the other day.  Here’s a snip from that: Oats have been dubbed a “superfood” because of their vast nutrition benefits. They are superior to the standard extruded cereals. Oats are high … Continue reading

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Glucomannan As A Fiber Supplement

Dr. Mark Hyman offers: 9 Tips for Increasing the Fiber in Your Diet 1. Get the flax. Get a coffee grinder just for flax seeds, grind 1/2 cup at a time, and keep it in a tightly sealed glass jar … Continue reading

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Eat Fiber, Cheat Death

Great stuff on the importance of fiber via Appetite for Health – According to new research reported recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a high-fiber diet was found to help prevent death. While this is not the first study … Continue reading

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