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Unhealthy foods, emotional upheaval – it all takes its toll on your digestive system. You might not notice it straight away, as the body is built to withstand these stresses but before long, problems will set in. Follow these steps and your digestive health should flourish.
*Foods are high in fiber when they contain 5 or more grams of fiber per labeled serving. They are a good source of fiber when they contain 3 g or more per labeled serving. Checking food labels in the supermarket to compare fiber levels is a great start to achieving a higher fiber intake.
Just one serving of your favorite Kellogg's All-Bran cereal will provide between 5g and 13g fiber, providing you with up to 51% of the daily value for fiber.