When we talk about our health, we are often focused on the physical. However, we know that health encompasses so much more than this, and be truly healthy, we must look after our mental and social well-being. The last few months have come with a new set of challenges we have never experienced before. We have all experienced drastic changes to our daily routine. Most of us are not able to get out of the house for work or school, nor are we able to visit family and friends. For those with children, tackling work whilst also home-schooling and ensuring
In the battle for weight loss, you have new ammunition. Fiber is an often overlooked ingredient in effective weight loss. While everyone else is looking at calories and carbs, you should be concentrating on getting more fiber if you want to lose weight.
What is Fiber?
Fiber is the portion of plant foods that your body can’t digest. Many kinds of food contain fiber, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. There are two kinds of fiber; soluble and insoluble. Insoluble fiber aids your digestive system in passing food through. Soluble fiber helps your body rid itself of fat. For the purposes of weight loss, you want to focus on soluble fiber.
How Soluble Fiber Aids in Weight Management
Once you ingest soluble fiber, it binds with water in your body. This creates a kind of viscose gel in your stomach. When this occurs, your stomach expands just as it does when you eat a full meal. You end up feeling full and sated without having to eat as much food. Now, this soluble fiber gelatinous material is very slow to empty out of your stomach and move through your system. As it is being processed, it does two things; one, it helps you feel fuller longer. Two, it slows the rate at which sugar is released into your bloodstream. This added benefit helps control insulin production and reduces how much of your food is stored as fat.
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