• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: How dietary fiber makes you healthier

October 25, 2016

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Eat more fiber. You may have heard that recommendation. But do you know why?

Dietary fiber is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation, but foods containing fiber help in other important ways.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dietitian Kate Zeratsky speaks with Jeff Olsen about the benefits of boosting fiber in your diet.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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