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What about fiber and constipation?

One of the main benefits of increasing fiber intake is reduced constipation. Fiber is believed to help absorb water, increase the bulk of stool and speed up the movement of stool through the intestine. However, the evidence is fairly conflicting . Some studies show that increasing

Fiber feeds “good” gut bacteria.

The bacteria that live in the human body outnumber the body’s cells 10 to 1. Bacteria live on the skin, in the mouth and in the nose. But the great majority live in the gut, primarily the large intestine. Five hundred to 1,000 different species

Benefits of Broccoli.

The antioxidant content of broccoli may be one of its main boons for human health. Antioxidants are molecules that inhibit or neutralize cell damage caused by free radicals. This can lead to reduced inflammation and an overall health-protective effect. Broccoli has high levels of glucoraphanin,

Benefits of Brazil Nuts.

Brazil nuts are a rich source of selenium. In fact, they contain more of this mineral than any other nut with an average of 96 mcg per nut. However, some pack as much as 400 mcg per nut food . The DV for selenium is 55