high-fiber

Hemorrhoid Help: 7 Things You Should Know

Posted on 02/18/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthNo one likes talking about hemorrhoids, but they’re obviously a problem for a lot of us: In 2012, more people searched Google for information on hemorrhoids than any other health condition. That’s not really surprising, considering that the National Institutes of Health says half of all Americans over the age of 50 have hemorrhoids. And 75 percent of people will suffer from them at some point in their lives. (Women often get them during pregnancy and after childbirth.) So what …

Five on Fiber Quiz: Which Foods Help You Feel Fuller?

Posted on 09/6/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthEating high-fiber foods helps you feel fuller, which helps keep your appetite in check — a good thing when you’re trying to cut calories. But there are high-fiber foods you may actually want to eat, and then there is the seaweed supplement that was the focus of recent research that went totally bust. The study looked at whether a seaweed-based fiber supplement could help people stick to their diets. The problem, as Danish researchers discovered earlier this year, is that …