5 Ways To Add Fiber Rich Foods in Your Diet
Nowadays, it is a trend amongst adults to ‘Google’ every ingredient of what they eat, particularly for processed and packaged foods. But little do they know that the packaged foods do not list all their ingredients. Moreover, most processed foods do not contain essential nutrients that are a must for our daily food intake. One such component, often missing for our regular food is Fibre. Apart from aiding digestion, it plays a vital role in supporting the most crucial organs of one’s body such as a heart, blood and gut. Fibre is a form of carbohydrate, and when dieticians suggest cutting off carbs, many of us strike off fibre as well. However, dietary fibre does not affect the body in the same way regular carbohydrates do. For certain diets, it is often clearly mentioned that one must deduct the amount of fibre when calculating the carbohydrate content in foods, often using the term ‘net carbohydrates’ to denote the carb content after subtracting the amount of fibre.
Here are a few healthier ways in which you can add fibre to your daily food without adding unwanted calories.