This is one way I boost my fiber intake. When I eat a banana for a snack I take 1 tablespoons of ground flax and put it in a small saucer or ramekin. As I eat my banana I dip the in in the ground flax. The flax has 2 grams fiber per tablespoons. The banana (2.4 to 2.8g) for a small to medium banana.
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The soluble fiber in flaxseed has been shown to lower cholesterol, helping to prevent the buildup of plaque that can clog arteries & lead to high blood pressure, stroke, or heart attack. Fiber is also believed to lower blood sugar levels, which is important for people who have type 2 diabetes. Bananas, a source of fiber, have potassium, and eating 1/2 banana may keep your body less likely to lose calcium in your urine. That keeps your kidneys functioning also reducing the risk of kidney stones
You might wan to omit bananas from your diet due to the high number of carbohydrates or sugars in the banana.Yellow or brown” bananas contains more sugar than green ones which have more fiber. It’s not that banana’s are ‘bad’ for you, it’s just that they’re not good for losing weight as they do contain a lot of simple sugars. Berries are better. If you are strictly monitoring sugar & caloric intake the biggest thing is glycemic spike with a banana. If you can't give them up, eat in moderation
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