Water-Soluble Fiber Keeps Dieters And Diabetics Full
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Water-soluble fiber is found in oats, Psyllium, nuts beans, lentils, barley and most fruits and vegetables. This type of fiber absorbs water in the digestive tract, which is what helps you feel full and slows your digestion. Keeps blood sugar level b y slowing the absorption carbs in the blood. I take a Equate fiber pill daily which I buy at Walmart...helps keep my blood sugar level. Add a fiber supplement to your diet and see the difference.
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Popcorn is actually good for you. A cup of plain air popped popcorn has only 30 calories. Popcorn has few health benefits but the key benefits are that it provides fiber, B complex vitamins and calcium. Popcorn is starchybut packed with fiber. Fiber helps slow digestion, making you feel full longer. A good snack for dieters and diabetics. Three cups of popcorn is considered a 1-ounce equivalent from the grains group or 1 starch exchange
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Only 28 Pistachios help dieters & diabetics!!!!!! There is a unsaturated kind of fat found in pistachios, pistachios offer lots of hunger-curbing protein and fiber which helps dieters loss more weight and diabetics to stabilize blood sugar if they eat 28 pistachios after a meal.
Garbanzo Beans have 6 grams of fiber,and kidney beans have 14 grams and half of the fat. Both are a good source of cholesterol lowering fiber and protein, folate and magnesium. The soluble fiber in kidney beans binds the bile attached with cholesterol in the digestive track which reduces cholesterol. Grapefruit has soluble fiber, potasium and the red varies have beta-carotene. Grapefruit can last 6 to 8 weeks in the fridge. Eat grapefruit 2-3 hours after meds.
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