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As you probably already know, fruit is an excellent source of dietary fiber and is essential to your diet. But what exactly is fiber? What’s the importance of fiber in the body, and why do we need it? In this H.I.C. article, author Joy Seeman answers these questions while touting the proven benefits of fiber in combating a variety of chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, diverticulitis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and of course constipation. You’ll also learn which fruits are most rich in fiber, and the recommended amounts to eat on a daily basis. By better understanding the importance of fiber to a healthy diet, you’ll be able to improve and maintain physical wellness and to help stave off infections and disease. So grab your favorite piece of fiber-rich fruit and discover the many benefits it can bring to your health.


Laxatives come in different forms and compounds. With so many types of laxatives to choose from, it can be a tough decision to know which one is right and safe for your needs. Even though laxatives are common in aiding constipation, one still must be careful in his or her choice. Take the time to learn about the differences and the side effects of laxatives. H.I.C. writer Joy Seeman explores every facet of laxatives in this H.I.C. digestive health article.


Think you might be getting hemorrhoids? First of all, don’t panic. Half the worlds population will have some form of hemorrhoids by the age of 50, so you are far from alone. Read this article by H.I.C. author David Gilbert for more detailed information.


Can fiber help when you are already stricken with a bad case of hemorrhoids? Read on to find out more info.


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