Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about fiber, foods rich in fiber, types of fiber, benefits of fiber, and more.
Encopresis in Children
Read about encopresis, which is linked to constipation in children.
The Truth About Sweets and Diabetes
Sweets are off-limits to people with diabetes, right? Get the facts from the experts on this and other diabetes myths.
Are You at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?
Determine your risk factors for developing colorectal cancer with this WebMD questionnaire.
Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Cancer
WebMD answers common questions about colorectal cancer, including screening recommendations and tests, and how to combat cancer-related fatigue.
9 foods that can help keep the extra weight away
What's Your Diet Deficit?
Many fad diets leave out more than the carbs, fat, or extra calories.
Food Tips for the Young at Heart
Want to live long and well? Build these super foods into your daily diet.
Adding Fiber to Your Diet
Adding Fiber to Your Diet
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.
The Truth About Constipation
Leading GI specialist and psychiatrist, Dr. Douglas A. Drossman, gives frank advice on what to do about constipation.
Slideshows & Images
Grocery Smarts: Fat Foods, Fit Foods
A healthy diet starts at the grocery store. View this WebMD slideshow to see fat foods to avoid, and fit foods to choose.
Does It Really Take 7 Years to Digest Gum?
Common digestion myths about chewing gum, beans and gas, hernias, ulcers, and more.
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.
Worst Foods for Digestion
Learn which foods can trigger diarrhea and other digestive problems.
Snacks for Digestive Health Quiz
Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
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.
Are You a ‘Super Foods’ Superhero?
Test your knowledge of “super foods” with this quiz.
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.
Get the Facts on Fiber
Find out all the good things fiber can do for you
The Best of the Bars
Looking for a quick bite? Here's how the snack bars stack up.
The Best of the New Frozen Desserts
Our picks for light and luscious warm-weather treats