The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber
|The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber||Darrell Miller||02/19/18|
February 19, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber
Fiber is one of those things we rarely we get enough of. Often we skip the whole grain food and go right to the processed. On the whole, we are eating 16 grams of fiber per day, but should be eating around 25 grams. Fiber is overall helpful in your diet. Not only does it help you feel full, but it has benefits to heart health and colon health. It can also help cut cholesterol by binding to it before passing out of the body.
- Most people know about dietary fiber for its important role in benefiting and regulating the digestive system.
- However, eating fiber can also have another positive effect: slowing the progression of aging.
- Amongst other benefits, fiber can control cholesterol, keep your weight down, and improve joint health, helping to keep you moving into your later years.
"Technically, it isn’t a nutrient because it isn’t broken down and absorbed. But that’s what makes it so beneficial."
Read more: https://www.consumerreports.org/diet-nutrition/anti-aging-benefits-of-fiber/