Thursday, September 30, 2010

Dietary Fiber

Resources from MedlinePlus: 

Fiber: Start Roughing It!
[an overview from the Harvard School of Public Health]

Fiber Supplements: Are They Safe to Take Every Day? 
[from the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research]

You can find a link to MedlinePlus on the UCSF Patient Health Library's Health Information Websites page along with many other health information resources.

Resources from UCSF:

Why Fiber Is So Good for You
[from the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital]

Encouraging Your Child to Eat Fruits and Vegetables
[from the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital]

How fiber affects carbohydrate counting for people with diabetes
[from the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center]

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Need more information? Contact the Patient Health Librarian by email, telephone, or in person.