Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about fiber, foods rich in fiber, types of fiber, benefits of fiber, and more.
How to Eat 37 Grams of Fiber in a Day
Learn how to substitute high-fiber foods for low-fiber foods in your meals.
Types of Fiber and Their Health Benefits
WebMD provides a chart showing different types of dietary fiber and each of their health benefits.
Elimination Disorders and Encopresis in Children
WebMD looks at encopresis, a condition in which children defecate outside the toilet, along with other elimination disorders like bed-wetting.
A Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation
Tips for curbing constipation if you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Fiber: How Much Do I Need?
Ways to get more fiber in your diet.
Super Foods That May Help Prevent Cancer
Research shows that these seven foods actually help prevent cancer.
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.
How Fiber Can Help Diarrhea
If you have with frequent diarrhea, high-fiber foods can help. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
Heart Healthy Diet
Diet is important, but alone will not lower cholesterol. It has to be combined with weight loss and exercise.
The Truth About Constipation
Leading GI specialist and psychiatrist, Dr. Douglas A. Drossman, gives frank advice on what to do about constipation.
Speed Up Your Workout
Training your fast-twitch muscles to act more like slow-twitch can improve your endurance and recovery time.
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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.
8 Digestive Health Supplements
See 8 supplements to improve digestive health, including probiotics, psyllium, ginger, l-glutamine and more.
Does It Really Take 7 Years to Digest Gum?
Common digestion myths about chewing gum, beans and gas, hernias, ulcers, and more.
Worst Foods for Digestion
Learn which foods can trigger diarrhea and other digestive problems.
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.
Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
Are You a ‘Super Foods’ Superhero?
Test your knowledge of “super foods” with this quiz.
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.