Fiber

Soluble Or Insoluble fiber

Which Fiber Should You Take More – Soluble Or Insoluble?

Dietary fibers that pass through the digestive system without breaking down are part of plant-based food items. But they are categorized into two broad types – soluble and insoluble – for convenience of understanding their functions.

Soluble fiber dissolves in water as it is made largely of plant pectin and gums. But insoluble fiber doesn’t because it contains plant cellulose and hemicellulose. Also, most plant contains both types of fibers but their amount varies from one plant to another.

Fiber is important for a healthy digestive system and many other benefits

Advantages of soluble and insoluble fibers

Continue reading...
Dark-chocolate

Popcorn And Dark Chocolate Are Good For Health

Fiber is incredibly important due to its health benefits that include controlling blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, improving digestion, preventing gastrointestinal cancer and promoting healthy weight.

You should know about the food that can give you a good amount of fiber and they are 22 in number.

  1. Pears (3.1 grams)

A pear is both tasty and nutritious as it provides a rich amount of fiber that is 3.1 gm/100 gm. But a medium size raw pear contains 5.5 gm/100 gm of fiber.

  1. Strawberries (2 grams)
Strawberries

Strawberries look delicious because of their rich color and nutrients that include vitamin C, manganese, antioxidants and fiber that is available in the quantity of 2 gm/100 gm of strawberries.… Continue reading...