With all the new diets fiber has been taking out
of our daily food and meals. Remember fiber has no
nutrients and isn't absorbed into the body. We need fiber in our diets
to stay healthy in fact
because it doesn't stay in our bodies that it is a powerful healer.
You need whole grains, fruits,
vegetables every day in your diets. Fiber will pass through the
intestines without being absorbed.
Doctors will tell you to eat more soluble fiber if you have high
Soluble fiber is essential to a healthy diet especially in the
digestive tract where it provides
the most protection. It acts like a protective coating which can help
prevent certain cancers.
Research by doctors have found the soluble fiber can trap harmful
substances from doing damage.
Research has shown that having soluble fiber in your food can help
prevent heart disease. This type
of fiber has more benefits as well. It causes nutrients to be absorbed
more slowly and can make you
feel more satisfied after eating. It will leave the digestive system
in the same condition before it
entered. It will soak up many times its weight as it passes through.
That is why doctors want you to
eat more fiber when you are suffering from constipation and other
There are many great foods that you need to eat. Start out your day
with a high fiber cereal like
Wheaties or brand flakes. Start buying whole grains like white rice,
and whole grains look at the
labels for whole grains. Produce such as fruits and veggies. Eat a
half cup of raspberries or brussels
sprouts. Much of the fiber in potatoes fruits and vegetables is found
in the skins. Doctors advise to
learn how to prepare the skins and eat them. The stems in broccoli and
asparagus can be cut into
small pieces to munch on. You need to stock up on beans canned or dry
they are a great source of
When researchers analyzed thirteen studies with more the fifteen
thousands people they found that
the people that ate fiber rich diets were able to lower their risk of
colon cancer by twenty six
percent. It can be a powerful tool for losing weight since they are
very filling so you eat a little
less. When you eat high fiber you eat less more fatting foods. You
need to keep a high soluble diet
in your daily meal planning as it will help you to stay healthy.