Fiber is a carbohydrate that serves the role of a workhorse in the body.Per an article published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, adequate dietary fiber consumption is linked to a host of health benefits. These include reduced risk for heart disease, stroke, hypertension, certain gastrointestinal disorders, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Of course, this superfood is known for regulating the activity of sugars in the body, which helps to control hunger and blood sugar.So far,…