Guest Post by Sarah Jones. Thanks so much for reaching out Sarah and for writing this up! Very much appreciate it. With almost everyone trying to achieve their personal fitness and health goals, making the best dietary choices are an absolute prerequisite. But with so much information out there, who knows what exactly we should be eating after a workout. The majority of Americans are not consuming enough fiber in their daily diets, which means this may be the key to completing your pre, mid, and post workout diet. Most Americans only consume about 14g per day while the recommended target is between 20 and 38g. Why fiber Fiber is essential for the human body. Without fiber, your body may experience constipation, hemorrhoids, or other conditions like diverticulosis. Also, the food with the most fiber, such as vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains are also very low in calories. The reason fiber is often touted for weight loss benefits is that fiber rich foods, while being low-calorie sources, are also more filling, flows straight out the body does not add to your calorie storage. The effort required to break down the fiber within the mouth leads to a prolonged eating session, which causes people to be more mindful of when they are full. Fiber snacks If you’re interested in adding more fiber to your diet for whatever reason,...Read More
Month: September 2017
- Fiber-Rich Workout Snacks: How to Make Them
- High Fiber Diets: Can they control Diabetes?
- Guest Post: Living With Purpose and Direction Beyond the Essentials
- Living Healthy Over the Holidays: 7 Tips to Avoid Death by Chocolate Cake
- Everybody Farts: But Is Farting Good for You? The Fiber Guardian Says Yes!