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Fiber is a group of indigestible saccharides (i.e. carbohydrates)  from plant foods that help regulate digestion and bowels, regulate hunger and satiety (which may help promote a healthy weight), lower cholesterol, reduce risk of certain cancers, and help regulate blood sugar.  Many assume that vegetarian diets automatically meet recommendations for fiber (usually around 20-35 grams/day, based on individual needs) due to the plant-based nature of the diet.  However, just being…

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