Fiber acts like a broom, helping to sweep toxins out of your body.
Fiber helps with elimination and prevents constipation.
Lowers incidence of many chronic diseases.
A high soluble-fiber diet can help reduce your risk of premature death from any cause including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
It helps regulate immune function.
Fiber slows the digestion of your meals helping you feel fuller faster and longer and lowering the glycemic load of your meal thus helping with weight loss.
The diversity of the bacteria in your gut have been found to be instrumental in whether you maintain a healthy weight or are unable to.
Well here’s yet another reason to make sure you get fiber every day:
Low fiber diets were found to cause the good bacteria in your gut to die off, but not just in your body. This unhealthy change was found to pass on to future generations! You may not care so much about your own health. I would hope you do but many people don’t seem to. I hope knowing your choices today can be passed on to your children and grandchildren would shake you awake! Why should they pay for your mistakes?
Do you intentionally include fiber in your daily diet plan?
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