Fiber supplements can help ease constipation and improve satiety which may help you reach your weight loss goals.
Besides fruit, banana plants also produce giant stems as tall as a person that will never grow again. These stems wind up making up a huge portion of the billion tons of waste agriculture produces each year. TexFad, a Ugandan company, is turning this waste into fibre that can be […]
Bananas can be good for weight loss because they contain lots of fibre, which slows digestion and helps you feel full. Research has found that eating high levels of fibre can reduce the risk of weight gain by up to 30%. You can eat up to one banana a day […]
Brown rice is healthier than white rice because it is more nutritious. A serving of brown rice has more fibre, potassium, and magnesium when compared to white rice. Nutritionists say that both white rice and brown rice can be part of a healthy diet, as long as you surround the […]
Soluble and insoluble fibre are equally important for your health and one is no better than the other for general well-being. Soluble fibre dissolves and ferments in your gut which provides important nutrients for your microbiome and may help you maintain healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Insoluble fibre moves […]
Starlink, SpaceX’s growing network of internet-beaming satellites, is undergoing a private beta test. In mid-August, Starlink performance results from an internet-connection-testing website began appearing on Reddit. The results impressed some users who lack access to affordable high-speed broadband internet. But telecommunications-industry experts see potential issues for Starlink in the testing […]
Fibre has many benefits, especially for digestive health, and may even reduce the risk of colon cancer. The FDA recommends women consume between 21 and 25 grams of fibre per day, whereas men should eat between 30 and 38 grams daily. Fibre is easy to incorporate into your diet, as […]
Low residue diets are meant to reduce how often you have bowel movements and the diet is intended for people with digestive issues. On a low residue diet, you can eat processed carbohydrates, cooked vegetables, eggs, yogurt, and other things that are easy on the gut. You should avoid foods […]
Most Americans don’t get nearly enough fibre, and diets lacking whole grains and fruits, like the keto diet, can also make fibre difficult to consume. A lack of fibre can mean an unhealthy digestive system, which can lead to both short and long-term health complications. Low-fibre diets have been linked […]
Smoothies have all the sugar and calories without all the fibre of whole fruits. Fibre helps with satiety, which is important for weight management as well as the prevention of some chronic diseases. If a smoothie is the only way you’re going to get fruits and vegetables into your diet, […]
Fibre is a key ingredient found in whole grains and produce that appears to help with weight loss and overall health. We’ve known for decades that fibre helps with digestion and keeps us feeling full, but scientists haven’t known why that is. Two new studies suggest that fibre’s most important […]
In her 2016 autobiography, “Settle for More,” the NBC host Megyn Kelly says she doesn’t exercise and focuses instead on maintaining a high-fibre diet. Specifically, she says she adheres to the “F-Factor diet,” designed by a dietitian named Tanya Zuckerbrot. There’s science behind the diet, but it’s not a great […]
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