Most of us do not get the required amount of fibre that is needed by our bodies. The human body needs a minimum of 25 gms of fibre in a day for optimal operation. Eating a high fibre diet has a host of advantages as listed below:
It reduces the risk of chronic disease
It helps increase metabolism
It helps reduce inflammation
It helps lower cholesterol
It reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and obesity as well
It also lowers the risk of certain gastrointestinal diseases
A few goods that you should include in your diet include:
Known as little fibre bombs, they are very high in soluble fibre when mixed with liquid.
You can find 5.5 grams of fibre in a medium sized pair. High on the list of fruits with high fibre content, they are a delicious addition to your diet.
Offering 3 grams of fibre per tablespoon they are a mixture of soluble and insoluble fibre. They are indeed a high fibre boosting option and a great addition to your morning smoothie.
Oats provide 4 grams of fibre per cup – cooked. They contain a type of fibre known as Bela glucan that gives oats its creamy consistency and also the reason why they are suitable for heart health and why they help reducing cholesterol.
Black beans, quinoa, broccoli too are excellent high fibre foods, and all of them should be included in your lifestyle for good health.
Make an appointment with Hermeet Singh Suri (HOM, BSc., RHN, Epigeneticist) at The Homeopathic Plus Centre to learn how you can include high fibre foods in your diet and naturally achieve good health.