YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A lot of food labels boast about how they are high in fiber, but how important is fiber?

Fiber is actually one of the most important ingredients in our diets. Fiber is also one of the most powerful medicines for the body, as well.

What are good sources of fiber? What benefits does fiber have on the body?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of having enough fiber in your diet.

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