Fiber medicine

Dietary fiber intake associated with reduced uremic toxins

According to a new study, dietary fiber may help reduce uremic toxins in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In a meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials (7 high quality) involving 292 patients, dietary fiber supplements significantly reduced serum levels of indoxyl sulfate, p-cresyl sulfate, urea nitrogen blood and uric acid levels by a standardized […]

Fiber foods

Top 17 High Fiber Foods to Help Treat Hemorrhoids

Eating more high-fiber, low-fat whole foods can often reduce or prevent hemorrhoid symptoms. This is because the fiber seems to be: increase stool weight, reducing the time spent by feces in the colon (colon transit time) increase water retention in the colon, resulting in softer stools that pass more easily decrease pH levels in the […]