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.
9 Tips for Smooth Digestion
Want a "recipe" for smoother digestion? Try these nine tips. They'll help you prevent symptoms such as bloating, belching, or burning.
7 Nutrients Your Diet May Be Missing
WebMD looks at the 7 nutrients a body needs and where to find them.
Fiber: How Much Do I Need?
Ways to get more fiber in your diet.
How Fiber Protects Your Heart
How dietary fiber protects heart health and helps lower cholesterol.
Improve Your Gut Health With Fiber
Find out how fiber can help your digestion: It’s much more than keeping you regular.
Foods for Lower Cholesterol and Heart Health
Adding certain foods to your diet can help lower cholesterol – if you do it correctly. Here’s how to use foods effectively to bring down high cholesterol.
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.
Healthiest Supermarket Foods
Get the tips you need from a top nutritionist on how to shop for heart-healthy foods at your local supermarket.
The Truth About Constipation
Leading GI specialist and psychiatrist, Dr. Douglas A. Drossman, gives frank advice on what to do about constipation.
The Benefits of Fiber
Fiber can help control weight blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
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: Does It Really Take 7 Years to Digest Gum?
Common digestion myths about chewing gum, beans and gas, hernias, ulcers, and more.
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.
Slideshow: 7 Missing Nutrients in Your Diet
In this slideshow, discover the seven essential nutrients most Americans lack in their diet: Calcium, potassium, magnesium, and more.
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.