5 types of fiber food to enrich your daily diet

The soluble fiber helps to maintain the sugar level while the non-soluble fiber helps to reduce weight.
The soluble fiber helps to maintain the sugar level while the non-soluble fiber helps to reduce weight.

New Delhi : Fiber food is an essential part of a person’s diet chart. It helps to keep your heart strong, but also reduces high blood pressure and stroke. It is an excellent source of energy for those who are on diet to lose weight. It keeps stomach filled for long periods of time while depositing zero percent fats and bad cholesterol in the body. Fiber-made foods are non-digestible substance, extracted from the plant as a carbohydrate.

A Delhi-based nutritionist Dr. Ritua Samdadar suggests that it is very necessary to include fiber in the daily diet. The soluble fiber helps to maintain the sugar level while the non-soluble fiber helps to reduce weight. Besides, it also helps gastric systems work properly. 

Here, we have come up with a list of fiber made food, which you can add anyway in your routine eating habits, be it in dinner or as breakfast

  • Oats

Oats contains both soluble and non-soluble fiber. It can be considered in your diet as breakfast in the form of oats dosa or uttupam, or even sometime with milk or curd. 100 g oats contains 1.7 grams of fiber. 

  • Pulse

There is huge fibre in the lentil protein. You can also put it in soup or salad, as per your taste. The amount of fiber and carbohydrate content that increases the level of your energy. As well as, in case of digestion it is very slow, which keeps on generating energy long for a long time. Lentil weighing 100 grams contains 8 grams of fiber. 

  • Flex

Flaxid is a very good source of fiber. You can also put it on the top of the cereal or with breakfast. It is easily digestible and so many nutritionists suggest eating frozen flakes instead of whole seeds. You can also mix frozen flakes in cookies, muffins, bread and flour. 27 grams of fiber contains 100 gm flakeside. 

  • Fruit

Fiber in fruits such as apples, pears are invaluable. You can eat them as a whole, cut into small pieces, and make shake in the form of salad and blender. Keep in mind you do not want to peel this while using it, because the amount of fiber is found in its peel. 100 grams of apples contain 2.4 grams of fiber. 

  • Broccoli

Indeed a good source of vitamin C, calcium and fibre, Broccoli is the queen of all vegetables. You can eat it by boiling or roasting it. Be sure to maintain its fiber and nutrients, as overcooking may destroy the beneficial points. 100 g broccoli has 2.6 grams of fiber. 

The aforesaid fibre amount as per food has been suggested by the United States Department of Agriculture Research Service.