10KeyThings Fibre guide

Fiber

  • What is Fiber?

Fibre is an undigested carbohydrate. It helps in regulating blood sugar level. There are soluble and insoluble fibres present. Foods high in fibre are low in bad fats like Trans and saturated fats.

  • What are the Sources of Fiber?

‘Bran, beans, whole grain products, fruits, wheat products and vegetables’ are known to be good sources of fibre.

  • How much Fiber should I take?

Experts recommend that if a person consumes 2000 calories per day, then he/she should eat 28 grams of fibre daily.

  • What can happen if I Dont take Fiber?

The risks involved in having a little fibre intake include constipation, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and weight loss.


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