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Why Fiber Is Important in Your Diet

We all know that fiber is an important part of your diet, but few may understand just HOW important it is to your overall health, including your heart. As reported by HealthGrades, a new study shows that men who consumed around 28.9 grams of fiber per day had a 40 percent lower risk of heart disease. I've been interested in the health benefits of fiber for a long time — so much so, my classmates nicknamed me "Dr. Fiber" when I was in medical school in the '70s. The truth is a...

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