Saturday, June 15, 2013

Benefits of #Fiber - The #L.E.A.N. Way!

Importance of Fiber
Fiber is found in foods that come from plants - fruits, vegetables, and grains. Fiber is also part of seeds.

What's so fantastic about fiber?

* It is filling without being fattening.
* It helps you feel good after eating.
* It is friendly to the heart.
* It is good for the gut.

The ABCs of fibers:
A: apricots, apples, avocados, artichokes
B: beans, bran, berries
C: cereals (with 3g of fiber per serving)
s: salads and raw vegetables

L.E.A.N. Start tip: Peels are good for you. There is more fiber in the skin of fruits and vegetables than inside. When eating fresh apples, pears, peaches, and other fruits and vegetables, leave the skin on. Eat the skin of your baked potato.

Learn more about fiber in session 3 of my L.E.A.N. Start "Simplifying Nutrition" eWorkshop. Registration is now open for my next eWorkshop that begins on the last Monday of every month (except for November). The education is primarily for children in mind; however, caretakers, parents, teachers, coaches, medical professionals and anyone whose roles influence youngsters, are encouraged to take my workshop. More information: www.conveyingawareness.com/upcoming-events/registration/.

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