Are You Getting Enough Fiber? 

Look at the chart below and see where you fall.   If you are getting enough fiber, you should fall between 3-4.   Type 1- very constipated, Type 2 - slightly constipated, Type 5 - Lacking fiber, Type 6 - Inflammation, Type 7  - Inflammation.   

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Why Fiber?

 Fiber-rich foods not only fill you up faster and keep you satisfied longer,

they also prevent your body from absorbing some of the calories in the foods you eat. 

  • Fiber helps you reduce caloric intake because it adds bulk to your food without adding calories.

  • Fiber helps reduce the absorption of calories from the food you eat.

  • Fiber-rich foods are low-energy-density foods. This means that you get to eat a ton of fiber-rich foods without eating a lot of calories.

  • Fiber also soaks up toxins in the blood and eliminates them through the digestive track.  Fiber ensures that toxins are removed from the body in a timely fashion. 

 

  • Fiber boosts metabolism.  Since the body can't digest fiber, it attempts to by burning calories in the process.  

  • Fiber also slows digestion and regulates blood sugar levels.  

  • Fiber is a secret weapon in fighting fat!