Benefits of Fiber
High fiber intake brings huge benefits to health. Let us find out.
The Doctor gave instructions to start a high fiber diet. Why? How can I eat more fiber?
Eating a high-fiber diet that includes at least 25 g of fiber and drinking water up to 1.5-2.0 L a day may help lower your LDL or bad cholesterol which increases the risk for diseases.
A fiber-rich diet can lower the risk of heart attack by up to 36% and the risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 30%. You can find fiber in cereal grains, fruits, vegetables, and dried beans, peas, and legumes.
Lower the risks
My Mother has diabetes she does not experience constipation. Why did the doctor recommend a high fiber diet?
High fiber diet is recommended to lower the risks for…
“I don’t eat root crops and legumes. What is the fiber content of some common foods and other nuts I see in the grocery store?”
From the list, try to make a daily menu that follows the dietary fiber recommendation of 25 grams per day.
Refer to this guide when shopping and preparing for food.
|Monggo||26.9 g/ 100 g|
|Utaw||38 g/ 100g|
|Mani||9 g/ 100 g|
|Sitaw||20 g/ 100 g|
|Paayap||29.5 g/ 100 g|
|Garbanzos||24.9 g/ 100 g|
|Gisantes||27.6 g/ 100 g|
|Patani||17.7 g/ 100 g|
|Kadyos||4 g/ 100 g|
|Kamote||3.2 g/ 100 g|
|Gabi||9.5 g/ 100 g|
|Patatas||4 g/ 100 g|
|Tugi||7 g/ 100 g|
|Ubi||7.4 g/ 100 g|
|Kamoteng Kahoy||3.2 g/ 100 g|