Monday, November 28, 2011

Healthy thanks to fiber

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Fiber not only useful for digestion, fiber also keep a healthy heart, lowers risk of stroke, diabetes and diet help.
A study will be dietary habits and healthy lifestyles in Europe, Japan and the U.S. say they consume 3-5 servings of fiber a day had a reduction of stroke by 11%


Fiber is a special form of carbon that does not change the chemical nature, despite being past the digestive processes in the human body. Found in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Fiber is not digested and excreted from the body with the help of peristaltic motion of the intestines. Because this is not digestible fiber helps the process of disposal of leftover food in the body.

Some diseases can be prevented by consuming fiber with regularly, including:

Heart disease
Fiber affect cholesterol and blood sugar. Fiber also prevents hardening of the heart's blood vessels until smooth blood circulation and vital substances such as oxygen and iron can spread very well.

Fiber speeds up metabolism and can prevent the deposition of toxic substances in the colon that can develop into colon cancer. Besides fiber also helps prevent breast cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.

Adding fiber in our diet every day to help stabilize blood sugar levels in the body. Up to avoid diabetes. For people with diabetes, fiber helps reduce blood sugar spikes increase and reduce the release of insulin excess by holding the process of change carbohydrates into sugar.

Help fight hypertension, a major cause of stroke.

Helps keep your weight by giving full effect as long to control hunger.

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