Fibers are considered an essential part of a healthy nutrition.
Low fiber intake is causing constipation, raising your risk for heart disease, cancer and weight gain.
Constipation can result from lack of fiber because fiber adds bulk and moisture to the stool, and it speeds movement through the intestinal tract. Since constipation is the main cause for developing of hemorrhoids, a diet rich in fiber is vital during hemorrhoids treatment and/or prevent hemorrhoids from developing.
By Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), the nerves and muscles in the large intestine are extra sensitive to certain foods, or lack of them. Diet rich in fibers reduces IBS symptoms by making stools soft, bulky and easier to pass.
Foods rich in fiber are recommended for prevention of diabetes because fiber delays the absorption of sugar and helps you control blood sugar levels.
Fiber rich diet is helpful in controlling weight since it is making you fell full sooner.
Foods high in fibers
A high fiber diet contains fruits, legumes, vegetables, whole grains breads and cereals, beans, brown rice and other grains, nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables fresh, steamed or lightly cooked. Cost effective are flax seeds rich also in Omega 3 and easy to add to your daily food.
Due to the water binding capacity of the fiber is important to adequate increase fluid intake.
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