Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about fiber, foods rich in fiber, types of fiber, benefits of fiber, and more.
Types of Fiber and Their Health Benefits
WebMD provides a chart showing different types of dietary fiber and each of their health benefits.
How to Eat 37 Grams of Fiber in a Day
Learn how to substitute high-fiber foods for low-fiber foods in your meals.
Volumetrics Diet Plan Review: Foods and Effectiveness
WebMD reviews the pros and cons of the Volumetrics diet, an eating plan that focuses on foods that fill you up.
Fiber for Heart and Digestive Health
A high intake of fiber, from foods and supplements, lowers the risk of heart disease and may also reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn more.
Fiber: How Much Do I Need?
Ways to get more fiber in your diet.
Can Fiber Protect Against Cancer?
A look at the current research on the value of a high-fiber diet to lower cancer risk, including expert recommendations for including fiber in your diet.
Fiber Roughs It Out
Can fiber prevent colon cancer? Studies are mixed. But there?s no doubt it?s good for your heart.
Improve Your Gut Health With Fiber
Find out how fiber can help your digestion: It’s much more than keeping you regular.
The Truth About Fiber
Did you know fiber can lower cholesterol, help control diabetes, and help you lose weight? Get the facts on adding fiber to your diet.
Speed Up Your Workout
Training your fast-twitch muscles to act more like slow-twitch can improve your endurance and recovery time.
Heart Healthy Diet
Diet is important, but alone will not lower cholesterol. It has to be combined with weight loss and exercise.
Healthiest Supermarket Foods
Get the tips you need from a top nutritionist on how to shop for heart-healthy foods at your local supermarket.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: High-Fiber Super Foods
You know you should be eating more fiber. See some of the best fiber food sources – from whole grains to fruits and vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
Slideshow: Seeds for Your Healthy Diet
They’re not just for the birds. Seeds are a tasty, healthy way to spruce up breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Constipation
Constipated? See why you may be having problems with your bowel movements and whether fiber, water, and exercise can help with constipation.
Slideshow: Diverticulitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
See images of what goes on in the colon to cause the telltale pouches of diverticulosis that lead to the inflammation of diverticulitis. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diverticular disease.
Quiz: Are You a ‘Super Foods’ Superhero?
Test your knowledge of “super foods” with this quiz.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hemorrhoids?
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about what hemorrhoids are, how they’re treated -- and why you’ll probably get them.
Quiz: Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
Get the Facts on Fiber
Find out all the good things fiber can do for you
The Benefits of Flaxseed
Is flaxseed the new wonder food? Preliminary studies show that flaxseed may help fight everything from heart disease and diabetes to breast cancer.
The Best Bread: Tips for Buying Breads
High-fiber, whole grain, low calorie … WebMD shows you how to make sense of labels and choose the best breads at your supermarket.
The Facts About Nutrition
Here's how to get the vitamins and minerals you need.