Fiber as medicine

fiber and breast cancer prevention
Research shows fiber is the most important nutrient in preventing hormone-based breast cancers. Of particular note is soluble fiber and its role in removing excess hormones from the body.
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Soluble fiber improves glucose management
More than 10% of the US population is affected by diabetes and another 88 million adults - 1 in 3 - have prediabetes. Soluble fiber is a key element in managing blood glucose levels and can be used therapeutically to support improvements to blood sugar management. Learn how.
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Soluble fiber and the holidays
Florasophy helps keep waistlines in check through the holidays with these three key actions: expanding in your stomach, slowing the absorption of blood glucose and absorbing excess fat in your meals. Learn how!
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Preventing travel constipation
Constipation is a chronic issue for millions of people but even for the most regular bathroom-goers, constipation can rear its ugly head during travel.  In fact, travel constipation is so common, there are over 8 million results for “travel constipation” searches on Google.  Before your vacation is ruined by constipation, bloating and gas pain, get ahead of it.  This post is your official Florasophy guide for preventing travel constipation, so you never have to suffer traveler’s constipation again.
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Soluble fiber benefits Dry January
Dry January has become a collective cultural reset after holiday indulgences have run their course. It’s not only a great time to refocus on health and good habits, but an opportunity to promote natural detox pathways that can get “clogged up” between Halloween and New Year’s.  While your liver is taking a break from adult beverages, targeted timing with soluble fiber can boost the benefits of Dry January.
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Soluble fiber boosts your paleo reset
A 30-day January reset is an effective way to kick sugar cravings, shed excess weight, bulk up your veggie intake and boost energy. However, while you’re polishing up your nutrition, the one nutrient you may unintentionally consume less of on a restrictive paleo diet is soluble fiber. Florasophy supports your reset and keeps your soluble fiber in check.
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Why women need more fiber
When we think of fiber, our minds tend to zero in on digestion, but for women this non-nutritive nutrient is so much more. Soluble fiber has some superpowers when it comes to women’s health. In fact, soluble fiber affects virtually every aspect of our bodies, inside and out. Check out the science in this post. 
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Why men need more soluble fiber
Over the last decade, countless studies have developed linking health outcomes to the gut. Turns out that a healthy community of gut microbes and optimal digestion affects much more than your digestive tract. Men can specifically benefit from the many improved health outcomes associated with adequate soluble fiber consumption. A diet low in sugar and alcohol and high in fermented foods and soluble fiber nourish and maintain a balanced and health-promoting microbiome.
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Endometriosis and soluble fiber
One of the functions of soluble fiber that we are most excited about is its ability to support female hormone health. And while we hear from customers, regularly, that their hormone symptoms improve after taking Florasophy daily, we know it’s essential to have research to support and explain these results. We also believe that educating our customers about these benefits empowers them to support their own health. That’s why we wanted to share critical information about the relationship between endometriosis and the gut with our amazing Florasophy family. 
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Florasophy blog: Kids need fiber

Kids need fiber in their diets for all the same reasons adults do. And just like adults, most kids don't get enough, especially of the hard-to-come-by-in-diet alone 🌟soluble🌟 fiber. It's essential for digestion, and kids can really struggle with regularity, especially if their meals aren't overly varied and food preferences limited.

Want to know more? Fiber can help kids feel fuller longer. And by taming glucose spikes and helping maintain steady blood sugar, kids can also focus better.

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