5 Fiber Foods for your Daily Diet

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 09:00 Hrs
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Bangalore: High fiber foods are very important in the human diet. In today's contemporary world most of the foods are processed. Don't rely on any artificial supplements; it's possible to get all the fiber you need from fruits, vegetables, and grains. Living on a rich diet fiber food can help you store more energy. An adult is recommended to take 25-30gm of fiber foods daily. It helps reduce cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, cancers and obesity, checks constipation, colitis and colon cancer and even hemorrhoids. We tell you about the top 5 fiber foods that can be included in your daily diet.

Apples:

apples


Apples are nature's finest foods. It is one of the most popular fruits preferred by health conscious people and hence the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". A single apple provides 5 grams of fiber. They are the easiest fiber foods to eat. An apple provides a perfect nutritional food, ready to eat anywhere. Eat a whole fruit instead of juice. Whole apples and oranges are filled with more fiber and a lot fewer calories. Apples contain quercitin which have been found to help prevent the growth of prostate cancer. They also help decrease or get rid of asthma attack and help control the level of sugar for people suffering from diabetes.

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