*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D
DID YOU KNOW: adding fiber to your daily meals prevent and reduces the potential damage caused by type 2 diabetes; by reducing blood glucose levels by average of 10%
Fiber is nutrient dense, it improves digestion, induces a sense of fullness after eating, which prevents you from overeating.
BEWARE! when increasing fiber intake, you must do it slowly in order to avoid adverse affects such as bloating, flatulence, and cramps.
QUICK TIP: Eat a total of 30 to 35 grams of fiber to your daily nutrition intake.
Fiber Sources: Berries, Avocados, Durian, Guava, Pears, Papaya, Kiwi, Red (seeded) Grapes, Mangoes, Burro Bananas, Baby Bananas, Figs, Cherries, Strawberries, Apples and more.