WHAT IS THE MIRACLE FAT BLOCKER?
YOUR BEST PARTNER IN HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS PLAN:Foods that block fat. It sounds too good to be true. You may be thinking of the food additives in potato chips that strip your body of nutrients while they Carry out the fats.
It's not something new to be discussed. It is " FIBER OR DIETARY FIBER", as nutritionists call it.As far from being harmful, it also helps in keeping your fats away from being absorbed.
In this article, you are going to find out the 3 most important ways by which FIBRE can cut down the fats and help you lose weight as well as calorie counting and value of foods rich in fiber and as a bonus.......
you will learn RECIPES OF FOODS THAT BLOCK FATS....EASY TO PREPARE AND HIGH IN FLAVOR TOO.....!!!!
facts about dietary fibres:
Though, dietary fibres have no nutritional value but it has great importance to health of your body. It adds bulk to the stool and helps in excreting out the wastes from body more quickly. This is essential for sweeping away toxins and cholesterol from your intestine before they create any problems.
Additionally, about 25 grams fibre daily in in your dietary plan can prevent you from:
Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, High Blood sugar, and certain kinds of Cancer particularly Colon Cancer.
HOW FIBER BLOCKS FAT:Fibre is tough, structural part of vegetables and fruits, legumes, grains the elements of food that are not digested by the body. It travels almost intact from stomach to intestine and passes in stools.
NATURE OF FIBRE :Fibres are chemically of two types:
- Soluble fibers
- Insoluble fibers
THREE WAYS HOW FIBRE CUT FATS:Both soluble and insoluble fibers, though differ in their mode of action, have combine benefits for all those who wish to lose their weight, that is their incredible ability of filling stomach so naturally you eat less.Plus, when you eat more fibre-rich foods automatically you will eat less fatty foods.
- FIBERS CONTROL FATS AND SUGAR INTAKE:
2. REGULATION OF BLOOD SUGAR:
Fibrous food takes more time for their breakdown hence, they prevent the Blood Sugar-Dips, and therefore maintains the sugar level in blood for long times, and avoid food carvings
In fact, a high fiber diet helps in maintaining the high-energy levels throughout the day.
3. FIBRE BINDS WITH FATS:
Third most important way fiber acts is that it has capacity of binding with fats. In this way it helps escorting fats out of body by binding with it....
A SIMPLE MATHEMATICS:
About 1 gram of fibre substituted for 1 gram of simple carbohydrates results in 7-Calorie loss.
If we double the amount of fibre intake from 13 grams ( mostly taken daily by Americans) to 26 grams your body will absorb 90 less Calories, and yearly you are going to loose about 10 pounds.
Boost your fiber intake to 35 grams daily and you will be able to loose 16 pounds of weight/ year without undergoing extensive efforts.
EASY WAY TO ESTIMATE YOUR INTAKE:
Here is an easy way to estimate your Daily fiber intake:
- For every serving of whole grain food, count 2 grams of fiber.
- For every serving of refined- grain food, count 1 grams of fiber.
- For every servings of fruits and Vegetables, count 2 grams of fiber.
- For every serving of Beans, count 5 grams of fiber.
CONCLUSION OF THIS PART:
- To summarize what we have learned up till now is that FIBRE is a Fat-Blocking food that helps you maintain good weight, cholesterol and Sugar levels in Blood. It must be added up to 35 grams in daily diet to maintain good health and avoid obesity....
- In the next part we would Discover different foods that are rich in FIBRE and their nutritional values.
References and Extracts:
(Extracts taken from Book: FAT BLOCKER FOODS from the Editors of Prevention Health Books)