Low Fiber Intake, Higher Cardiovascular Disease Risk
If you haven't yet heard that a high-fiber diet is good for your heart, I would be surprised. For years nutrition experts, including myself, have been telling people to eat more fiber not only to support heart health, but also digestive health, which is the foundation for total-body health.
Almonds May Have Prebiotic Potential
They’re rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, high in vitamin E and magnesium, and a good source of fiber, and a new study gives us one more reason to love almonds—these nutrient-rich nuts and their skins have prebiotic potential, boosting the populations of healthy bacteria in the gut.