There are so many good things that happen when you add fiber to your diet.
Fiber helps eliminate constipation and diverticulosis. It helps your liver flush out fat and toxins. Fiber helps lower your blood pressure and your cholesterol. It protects against breast cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer. Fiber protects against strokes and Alzheimer’s disease. And, it protects against obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Sounds like a miracle, doesn’t it?
But, you need to eat a lot of fiber to gain all of these benefits.
How much is recommended?
According to the results of a 12-year study of over 1,600 individuals, an intake of more than 25 grams of soluble fiber and more than 47 grams of insoluble fiber on a daily basis significantly reduced the risk of stroke.