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What is fiber and why should you care?

Dietary fiber comes from the parts of plants your body can’t digest. There are two types, soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. When eaten regularly as part of a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet, soluble fiber can help lower blood cholesterol, mainly by lowering LDL-cholesterol, or “bad” cholesterol. Oats have the highest proportion of soluble fiber of any […]

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