Fiberís Good For Bone Health Too

A lot of people fortify food and protein shakes with a fiber supplement to support digestive health. A new study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests they may be strengthening their bones at the same time. Researchers fed lab rats a variety of fiber from a number of sources. After 12 weeks, rats who consumed polydextrose, inulin and dextrin showed an 8% increase in bone strength.

True Strength Moment: It's generally recommended that adults try to consume 25 to 35 grams of dietary fiber every day, but most Americans only get about half that amount. In addition to increasing your intake of fruits, vegetables and fortified foods, you can add ON's Fitness Fiber to any food or beverage that allows easy mixing. One teaspoon gets you 5 grams closer to meeting your goal with 6 soluble and insoluble sources of unflavored fiber.
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