The word fiber conjures up wholesome, earthy-crunchy images of squeaky clean intestines and free-flowing coronary arteries. Yet fiber is not a nutrient at all. What is fiber? Is it really healthy for us, and do we even need it?
While many parents suspect sugar plays a role in their children’s behavior, studies conducted in the 1980s and 1990s debunked this theory. But maybe we shouldn't abandon this line of thought so quickly.