A High Fiber Diet Means Great Health
There are many more reasons why you would benefit from a high fiber diet, for example soluble fibers also tend to have a cholesterol lowering effect. It increases the removal of bile acids, decreases intestinal absorption of fatty acids and cholesterol and decreases cholesterol synthesis. Soluble fiber also binds cholesterol for elimination. These are just a handful of the many reasons you would benefit from adding fiber to your diet, and this recipe is a great start!
(30 Grams is roughly equivalent to 1 Tablespoon)
- 30 grams sunflower seeds
- 30 grams pine nuts
- 30 grams flaked almonds
- 30 grams sesame seeds
- 30 grams roughly chopped pecans
- 50 grams whole or ground linseed (LSA mix is fine)
- 20 grams puffed millet, rice or quinoa
- 20 grams shredded coconut
- 30 grams puffed rice or puffed millet or puffed quinoa
- Natural yogurt (a little natural yogurt is fine, no need to avoid 100%)
- Frozen or fresh mixed berries, I like blueberries
Packed with antioxidants blue berries contain the immunity boosting powers and anti oxidant equivalent to 5 servings of broccoli. Eaten regularly they improve blood circulation, improve eyesight, fight urinary tract infections and have an anti-inflammatory effect. Best of all blueberries are believed to prevent cancer and protect against dementia, heart disease and strokes. Recommend 3 or 4 times a week for full immunity boosting benefits. They taste so great too! You may find berries a bit pricey, but you don’t need to eat large quantities to get the benefit. Small amounts regularly!