Required minimum: how many vegetables you need to eat per day

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Required minimum: how many vegetables you need to eat per day
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Nutritionist told, why do we need fiber.

Scientists claim that people should eat at least 30 g of fiber, if he wants to avoid such dangerous diseases as cancer and diabetes, says health portal.

Eating every day at least 30 g of dietary fiber contained in vegetables, it is possible to achieve a significant improvement and get rid of many problems related to poor digestion, experts say.

Nutritionist Larisa Butkova recalls: dietary fiber included in the membranes of plant cells. These fibers are of great importance for the human body because they perform a lot of functions. One of the main cleansing. Fiber is like a sponge, absorbing harmful substances – poisons, toxins, salts of heavy metals, etc, and remove them from the body.

In addition, dietary fiber improves intestinal function, increase the absorption of nutritional compounds, normalize metabolism, help to lose weight.

Recall that the leaders in content of dietary fiber are wheat bran (45 g fiber per 100 g of product), figs (19 g), potato (12 g), dried apricots (10 g), prunes (9 g).

To increase in your diet the amount of fiber, experts advise to replace conventional flour in whole grain of rice to give preference to black or brown, eat raw fruits and vegetables and herbs are three times a day. You can also add bran to soups, salads, main dishes, desserts, yogurt etc.

An important point concerns the mode of drinking: remember to drink at least 1.5 liters of water a day.

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