Nine Facts About Fiber

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If you’ve been looking for a way towards a high
octane diet, you’ll find fiber to be exactly what
you need. Even though research has shown fiber to
be powerful, many people aren’t taking this nutrient

To help you fuel your health with, here are
10 facts to help.

1. Fiber fights diseases. A diet high in it can
help to prevent colon cancer and heart disease. It
 helps the body to eliminate cholesterol by
binding it in the digestive tract. For thousands of
years, it has been used to stop constipation.

2. Fiber can actually help with overeating. All
 foods that have it will take longer to chew and digest,
making you feel satisfied longer

3. Most popular foods don’t have enoug. If
you like the more popular foods, you probably need
to increase your intake.

4. Grains offer the most fiber. It is
actually plant matter that we cannot digest. The best
sources are whole grains and concentrated grain

5. Kids need it as well. Children that are older
than 2 years of age should consume a daily intake of
fiber. Kids are most receptive to 
fruits, vegetables, and even fortified breakfast

6. More fiber needs more water. In order to keep
fiber moving through your digestive tract, you’ll
need to consume a lot of water. With your diet 
you’ll need eight or more glasses of water
every day.

7.It cannot be cooked out. When you cook
your fruits and vegetables, don’t worry about cooking
the fiber out, as it stays. It’s found in
fruits and vegetables aren’t just in the skin or
in the peel.

8. You can get enough. If you eat more than
50 grams of fiber in a day, you can get diarrhea
and bloating, which can interfere with your body’s
absorption of other key minerals.

9. Getting the right amount in your diet
doesn’t have to be hard. Even though you may think
so, getting the amount  you need isn’t very
hard to do. All you have to do is eat the right
foods and you’ll be well on your way to a fiber
rich lifestyle.



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