Fiber Up

Fiber Up

 

You don’t want to skimp on fiber–yet even pre-surgery most people don’t meet the recommended intake of 25-30 grams a day. Not only does fiber help keep you regular, it can also help to guard against cancer, heart disease, diverticulosis, kidney stones, and it supports a healthy digestive tract. After surgery, the push to reach protein goals can limit fiber intake further since the best sources are fruits, vegetables and whole grains—those foods that are lacking in protein.

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