Fill  up with Fiber

What’s all the fuss about fiber?  

How much fiber should we eat?  

Where does fiber come from?

Does fiber really improve our health?

Can fiber help us lose weight?

Core Principles & Activities 

Work down the page through the videos and links.

Key Concepts

To Watch, Read and Do (homework)

How the Full Plate Diet Works

15 ways to Use and Cook with Canned Beans!

Learn about Whole Grains

To Expand Your Understanding!

(Additional optional activities to help enhance your understanding of this lesson.)

Watch Dr. Ornish explain the food spectrum of healthy, and not so healthy foods.  See his list below the video.

Even though we may at times seem to be emphasizing weight loss, the real issue is your health.  Being overweight may just be the tip of the iceberg, increasing your risk for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and many other illnesses. 

Watch Hans Diehl on the Veggie Channel:

     Heart Disease

      See the rest of his videos

See more encouraging stories from:

    Forks over Knives


Dining by the Traffic Light

Lifestyle Medicine: Why am I Interested?

Forks Over Knives

Is the fiber theory wrong?

The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs

Lighten Up

All Vegetables?

Lose Weight, Regain Health and Save Money!


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If you have any questions, please contact us!

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Lifestyle Medicine


Memorial Health System

serving Marietta, Ohio 

and the surrounding region!



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