Posts Tagged fiber

Oats are Simple and Nutritious

Nov 9th, 2013 Posted in Healthy Foods | no comment »

 

Oats Are So Very Good For You~

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I start most of my days with 1/4 cup steel cut and 1/4 plain rolled oats steamed for about 5 minutes mixed with 1/4 cup of almond milk and a sprinkle of cinnamon. I also add a chopped apple.
So nutritious and filling to start your day.
The other benefit is that oats can lower your cholesterol.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it a nutritious one.

 

 

Soluble Fiber

Can more Fiber Really Help?

Aug 23rd, 2013 Posted in Healthy Foods | no comment »

 

 

Make sure you eat the outside of the apple. The skin is where most of the fiber is.

Make sure you eat the outside of the apple. The skin is where most of the fiber is.

People often talk about what really helps them to stay healthy and well.  Most know that you need to eat a lot of fruits and veggies, but did you know that fiber is also an increasingly talked about ingredient?

No one likes to talk about how important fiber is because it is for old people.

Old people are the ones who need the extra fiber drinks and supplements. But this is not true. No one should have to deal with constipation, ever!

Putting More Fiber into you Diet

Mar 1st, 2013 Posted in Accepting Change, Healthy Foods, Supplements and Health | no comment »

 

The Many Benefits of Fiber

Your quest toward wellness has many paths.

Your quest toward wellness has many paths.

As we grow older, we need more substance to our diet. Putting more fiber into your body through fruits, vegetables and grains can help.

Studies have found that putting more fiber into your diet helps you to feel fuller throughout the day, and helps to keep you regular.

Fiber may even help you to lose weight.

When you begin to change your life to a healthier one, your diet needs  to focus on  fruits, vegetables and grains.

The Healthy Alternative: Putting More Fiber in your diet!

Jun 16th, 2012 Posted in Healthy Foods | 2 comments »

 

Most nutrition experts will agree that putting about 20-35 grams of dietary fiber into your daily diet is helpful to your health. Most people only eat about 14-15 grams a day.

Where is fiber found?

Fiber is found in only plant foods. Fruits, veggies, grains. It is the part of the plant that is not digested in the human body.  There are 2 types of fiber: soluble and insoluble.

Both are necessary for good health.

Most foods that are rich in fiber contain both soluble and insoluble fiber.

 Soluble:

Guest Author: Jillian McKee on Cancer and Nutrition-Dietary Recommendations

May 29th, 2012 Posted in Body-Mind Medicine, Preventing Diseases | Comments Off on Guest Author: Jillian McKee on Cancer and Nutrition-Dietary Recommendations

 

 

Ms. Jillian McKee has asked me to help her with some recommendations to survivors of cancer. She is very interested in the effects that diet and nutrition has on health and wellness.

Here is her article:

Cancer and Nutrition-Dietary Recommendations For Those in Survivorship

Recovering from cancer is a challenging process. In addition to developing a steady exercise routine, a person should also take the time to develop better eating habits. An extraordinary amount of research is available out there shows that healthy eating habits are one of the best preventive measures one can take in reducing the risks of developing cancer again.