Research indicates that it’s time to increase your fiber intake. Now if you think fiber is about as desirable as cod liver oil, think again. Fiber can be found in a wide range of tasty treats from fruits to vegetables to whole grains.

HealthDay reporter Steven Reinberg has an article that points to research from the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Fiber not only can lower your cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure, but it can give you a chance to live to an old age.

Visit the American Heart Association on the Internet and learn about whole grains and fiber.

Of course it’s impossible to say if a high-fiber diet will let you live to 100, but¬†consider it ¬†good medicine to increase your daily intake of fiber.