Top Tip Tuesday: Consume more fiber!

Woman Eating Fiber BarYou have undoubtedly heard someone say to "eat more fiber" before – but do you know WHY eating Fiber helps your health?

Learn 4 of the top reasons that fiber is good for your overall health and wellness below.

One easy way to consumer more fiber is with Extend products - every serving is loaded with fiber!

Extend Bars have 5g, Crisps have 3g, Drizzles have 6g, and Shakes have 5g.

If you are looking for high fiber snack foods, look no further!

Here are 4 reasons to get your fiber from Extend Nutrition:

1) It’s Good for your Guts!

Increasing dietary fiber intake has been showing to normalize bowel movements and to help maintain bowel health. In fact, a high-fiber diet may lower your risk of developing hemorrhoids or diverticular disease.

2) It Helps lower cholesterol levels.

Studies have shown that fiber helps lower LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels. Other studies have shown fiber can help reduce blood pressure and inflammation as well.

3) It helps control blood sugar levels.

For people with diabetes, fiber helps to slow the absorption of sugar and improve blood sugar levels. For people without diabetes, increased fiber intake may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

4) It helps maintain a healthy weight.

Fiber helps you feel full – without overloading you with calories. High-fiber diets also tend to have fewer calories than their counterparts.

Beware the typical “fiber protein bar”.

While the popular fiber bar does provide a healthy dose of fiber – it is overloaded with sugar and hardly has any protein.

Extend Nutrition offers a balanced alternative for a high fiber protein bar. Each serving is loaded with fiber and packed with protein – without overloading on sugars or fats.

Extend Bar Nutrition Facts compared to Fiber One

Fiber One® Oats & Chocolate Nutrition Facts were recorded from the manufacturer’s website on 1/29/2013. “Fiber One®” and all associated copyrights & trademarks are owned by General Mills.

Extend Bar® Chocolate Delight Nutrition Facts were taken from the packaging on 1/29/2013. Extend Bar® and all associated copyrights & trademarks are owned by Clinical Products LLC.

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