Maybe you've heard the benefits of fiber for the body. In order to smooth digestion, fiber-containing foods is often recommended.
Yes, fiber is able to function as a cleaner digestive tract that help overcome constipation. Fiber can also be useful to keep you full longer so help your diet program. Even the fiber also helps maintain a healthy heart and prevent cancer cells.
However, must not eat fiber. If you want to get the optimum benefit from the fiber, it is necessary to consider the type of fiber you eat. According to nutrition experts clinic Samuel Oetoro, fibers composed of type kinds, namely soluble fiber and insoluble fiber water.
Here is a description of Samuel about both types of fiber:
1. Soluble fiber
According to Samuel when eating foods that contain lots of soluble fiber, the stomach will be the formation of gel fibers is due to the reaction with water. "Gel will make a full stomach and sends signals to the brain that the body is full," said one author of the book Smart Eating this.
So, says Samuel, soluble fiber is very good when you're there in the slimming program as it can make you not hungry easily.
"Water-soluble fiber obtained from the stems of greenery," said Samuel. Furthermore Soluble fiber is found in almonds, oats, broccoli, carrots, and fruits such as berries, bananas, apples, and pears.
2. Insoluble fiber
This type of fiber can serve to clean the digestive tract that help smooth bowel movement.
"Water Insoluble fiber will carry through the digestive tract to the large intestine," said Samuel.
Water insoluble fiber obtained from some foods such as whole grains, seeds, green leaves, fruits such as avocado, kiwi, and tomatoes.
Well, did you eat fiber today?