Roughage for people and pets

My grandmother would have referred to fiber as “roughage” – that fiber that helps promote good health. Most Americans do not eat nearly enough fiber, and the lack of fiber can contribute to poor health, including diabetes.

I recently found this article.  It does a great job of explaining exactly what fiber is and how it helps our bodies.  I think her at Fox Pines we eat a pretty healthy diet, but clearly I have room for improvement!  This is incentive for a larger garden and lots of veggies while they are super fresh traveling from the soil to my kitchen.

The Benefits of fiber

And it’s just as important for your pets.

Pets need fiber too