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Fiber_is_your_friendIf fiber is a staple of your diet, then chances are your digestive tract is functioning well. Many are unaware the fiber does more than keep us regular. Fiber lowers risk of diabetes, keeps blood pressure down, contributes to weight loss, and more.

Fiber reduces inflammation, slows sugar absorption, and gives us that full feeling when the fiber-containing foods absorb the liquids in your stomach, which aids weight loss. The best way to get fiber is through foods like bran, nuts, citrus fruits and vegetables of all types.

Source: “High Fiber Foods” Mayo Clinic Staff, 11/17/09, “Dietary