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What's with Fiber: Enjoy Better Health with a High-Fiber, Plant-Based Diet

What's with Fiber: Enjoy Better Health with a High-Fiber, Plant-Based Diet

According to the authors, fibre is not the simple roughage it was once thought to be and it does not come alone. Found in plant foods, fibre is a complex substance and in whole foods it is always accompanied by a number of nutrients, from antioxidants, essential oils, minerals, and proteins, to... more

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  • ISBN 9781591201113
  • Imprint Basic Health Publications
  • Category Health & Fitness

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According to the authors, fibre is not the simple roughage it was once thought to be and it does not come alone. Found in plant foods, fibre is a complex substance and in whole foods it is always accompanied by a number of nutrients, from antioxidants, essential oils, minerals, and proteins, to vitamins and beyond. This book spells out exactly why good health depends on fibre's presence in everyone's diet.

Gene Spiller, PhD, is director of the Health Research and Studies Center of the Sphera Foundation in Los Altos, Calif., where he performs clinical nutrition studies and nutrition book editing and...more