Diet

Choose one of these 3 amazing foods rich in insoluble fiber and keep your figure slim

Foods rich in fiber are always recommended in diets but did you know that there are different types of fiber? Read here to learn more about it

In previous publications we have mentioned some differences between soluble and insoluble fiber. Both are necessary for the diet and to maintain a healthy body. This time we will tell you a little about some foods that contain a high percentage of insoluble fiber

Its main effect on the body is to facilitate the intestinal transit, so it helps greatly to improve evacuation and have an adequate intestinal function.

Among the most mentioned of this group of foods we have

Wheat bran

Wheat bran is obtained from milling the cereal grains. It is the outer layer that covers the wheat grain and contains most of the insoluble fiber. It is also considered one of the most concentrated sources of cereal fiber. It not only has a high content of fiber, but also contains proteins, starch, vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, folic acid, vitamin E), minerals (iron, magnesium, zinc, calcium) and antioxidants (polyphenols).

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Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables contain a large amount of insoluble fiber, which helps make the rest of the food go away faster; that is, it helps speed up the intestinal transit. One of them is the broccoli, that alone a cup of boiled broccoli would contribute about five grams of insoluble fiber, while raw, hardly more than two grams. In this group is also present the potato

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Whole grains

All whole grains contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, but there is still a higher percentage of insoluble fiber. In this group is present the brown rice and different cereals.

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Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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