Why is fiber important if you're trying to lose weight?
When fiber is in your digestive tract it actually absorbs other molecules like carbs, fats, and sugars along with all there calories stopping them from making a home on your butt!
Fiber also adds bulk to foods helping you feel fuller without the added calories.
Fiber-rich foods take longer to digest which helps you feel fuller longer. Helping you eat less throughout the day.
Why is fiber important to our health?
Fiber protects against heart disease by helping lower cholesterol.
Fiber decreases the risk of diabetes by helping with weight-loss/control, and by controlling blood sugars during the day.
Fiber decreases the risk of breast cancer by lowering blood estrogen levels.
Fiber reduces blood pressure by reducing insulin resistance and inhibiting weight gain, two hypertension risk factors.
Fiber protects against colon cancer. High fiber diets...