What if there was one magic pill that could boost your metabolism, increase your lifespan, help you feel full, clear up your complexion, control your cholesterol, and reduce your risk for cancer and heart disease? OK, there’s not a pill, but there is a single ingredient: FIBRE.
Let’s begin by understanding What is dietary fibre. It is a type of complex carbohydrate which doesn’t get digested by our body. This plant-based fibre passes our small intestine undigested but on reaching the large intestine, it gets partially or completely fermented by the gut bacteria. The indigestible plant parts are broadly classified as insoluble and soluble fibres.
They vary on the basis of their water absorption capacity, fermentability and physical properties. Studies have shown that fibre aids in improving gut health, diarrhoea and enhances the absorption of nutrients.
The primary benefits are :-
#Dietary fiber helps promote weight loss because it is filling while also being low in calories. And when you eat more high-fiber foods, you have less room in your diet for foods that are not as nutrient-dense, such as refined carbohydrates. The benefits of a high-fiber diet are many and far-reaching
#Fibre also helps you feel fuller for longer, can improve cholesterol and can assist in preventing some diseases such as and IBS, colon cancer. For instance, a person having any Digestive issue like acidity or Gastritis , can plan their meals with mix vegetable broth soup with ginger, carrot which is soothing for the gut and tastes amazing in flavor.
# Soluble Fiber maintains healthy condition of colon/digestive tract if someone suffers from acute or chronic gastritis condition which causes inflammation in the stomach wall lining . For eg, Consuming oats meal in breakfast regularly produces healthy bacteria to prevent gastritis symptoms.
#Soluble Fiber particularly, prevents People with diabetes, fiber — it basically slows the absorption of sugar and help improve blood sugar levels. A healthy diet that includes insoluble fiber may also reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
#Fibre Rich diet also helps in alleviates Constipation, as it adds bulk to stool, also relieves from lethargy.
Mix and match from this list of foods to meet your daily quota while losing weight :- Beetroot, broccoli, berries, fig, papaya, cucumber, sprouts, whole grains, legumes, berries, Millets, etc .
It is hence important to eat these kind of food sources in right proportion to improve Colon Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and boost the immunity with right kind of guidance from Health Expert.
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