1 512-373-8169

Austin, TX 78731

1 408-966-4972

California, 95014

Online Constitution

24/7 Customer Support

Mon - Fri: 9:00 A.M - 8:00 P.M

Online store always open

How Much Fiber Do We Really Need

How Much Fiber Do We Really Need

Like with any other agent, getting too much fiber can cause loose stools, abdominal discomfort, gas, bloating abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and diarrhea — especially when taken in excess.

SOLUBLE FIBERS

Soluble Fibers outpouching in fruits and vegetables. They bond with cholesterol in our intestines, thus lower blood cholesterol levels. Fibers slow the emptying and digestion of our foods regulating blood sugar. They also ‘scrub’ the colon reducing the outpouching known as diverticular disease. It also improves the tone of bowel muscles, holds water to soften stools and reduces constipation and diarrhea. Fiber can be found in whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables.

 If you chose to take fiber supplements, you should know that most “functional fibers” are fibers which were isolated or extracted from plants or animals. They come in 2 primary forms: Inulin and Psyllium.

INULIN

Inulin, can stimuli the growth of beneficial bacteria and by that improve your gastrointestinal tract.

 PSYLLIUM

Psyllium is effective in dealing with constipation and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

 OTHER FUNCTIONAL FIBERS INCLUDE

Other functional Many include: Guar gum, pectin, chitosan, cellulose, methylcellulose, beta-gucans, polydextrose, resistant dextrins, fructooligosaccharides, and acacia fibers.

HOW MUCH FIBERS DO WE NEED TO EAT?

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended consumption of 20-40 grams of dietary fiber a day. Optimal amounts: 35-50 grams a day.

Like with any other agent, getting too much fiber can cause loose stools, abdominal discomfort, gas, bloating abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and diarrhea — especially when taken in excess. Studies shows, that excess fiber can bind to iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, carotenoids, beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein when consumed at the same time as a meal. Also, when taken at the same time with medications, fiber supplements can affect the absorption of some drugs.

Contact Me

I Can Help You
Chen Ben Asher
Contact Mor's Nutrition 4 Life Today & Get Your FREE Consultation

MEET CHEN BEN ASHER

CERTIFIED NUTRITIONIST, CLINICIAN, AND SPEAKER

Chen is a Functional Nutrition expert consultant,  leading authority on weight management, women’s health and gluten sensitivity. She is a clinician, public speaker, educator and Amazon Best Seller author of “What If Gluten Free Is Not Enough – The Balanced Diet”. Chen uses Functional Nutrition to help you find answers to the root causes of your illness and address the biochemical imbalances that may trigger your health and weight. She uses cutting edge lab testing and design the nutritional program to your specific needs as an individual. Food, supplements, lifestyle changes will have integrated to bring balance If you are looking for personalized nutritional support, we highly recommended contacting Mor’s Nutrition & More Wellness Center in Cupertino, California today.