food rich in fiber, Fibers “sweep” the large intestine to keep it clean and to assist in elimination
Fiber Regulates Digestion
Eating fiber-rich foods helps move the contents of the large intestine along more quickly. Fiber also absorbs water, softening stools so that they pass more easily. Diarrhea occurs when undigested food moves too fast, before the intestines can absorb water, resulting in loose stools.