Focus on Fiber

“Fiber is good for you.” “Fiber improves your cholesterol.” “Eat more fiber!” We’ve all heard or read these statements many times, but many of us may not know exactly what fiber is, how it benefits our body, or where to find it! This article will provide some baseline knowledge on Fiber to help you make healthy decisions for your body. Dietary fiber is a complex carbohydrate known as a polysaccharide. It can be classified into two categories based on their structure and functions in the body. Soluble fiber Soluble fiber is water soluble, meaning it dissolves in water and turns into a gel. Soluble fiber is found in a variety of foods such as: Oats Dried Beans Chia Seeds Flax Nuts Apples Blu

May Clients of the Month: Raqi, Ella, and Gracen Guy!

1. Tell us about yourselves! (Name, occupation, hobbies, fun facts, etc.) Racquel (Raqi) Guy, Analyst at UNC Health Care Ella Guy, Age 13, 7th Grade at Woods Charter School, Horseback Riding and Music Gracen Guy, Age 17, Senior at Woods Charter School, Art and Reading. On her way to Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall. 2. When did you start training with Chapel Hill Training? February of this year. 3. How has CHT helped you reach your fitness goals? Raqi - My stress level is way down! Ella - I have a hoomph! (That's the hump on your bicep muscle.) Gracen - I feel healthier. 4. What is your favorite exercise? Raqi - Squats Ella - Deadbugs Gracen - TRX pull-ups 5.

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