According to the researches, those people who regularly consume fiber, almost 25% less likely to die than those who did not eat or ate very little.
This was told by the VA. the Minister of health Suprun on his page in Facebook.
In addition, the fiber contains a lot of vitamins, minerals and compounds and gives a long lasting feeling of satiety. It can be found in fruits, vegetables, whole grain products, nuts, seeds, soy and beans.
Regular consumption of food rich in fiber significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, 2 diabetes type, obesity and certain types of cancer, and also has a positive effect on life expectancy.
According to experts of the Department of food and drug administration, the average daily amount of fiber should be 25 grams per dayif you consume around 2 thousand calories a day.
Fiber gives long lasting feeling of satiety
The recommended amount of fiber intake:
– for diabetes – 30-50 grams per day — to help reduce blood sugar levels;
– obesity – 20-27 grams per day — using for a long period of saturation will help to reduce calories consumed;
– heart disease – 13-33 grams per day — can improve the fat level in the blood and reduce inflammation.
Increase the amount of fiber in the diet gradually and drink plenty of fluids, try to eat snack nuts (if no allergies to them), and add bran and seeds before baking (you can also use whole flour instead of white).
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