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Fiber Rich Foods in the Philippines

August 6, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Whenever diet is talked about, fiber or dietary fiber is almost always included in the diet plan. What exactly is fiber? Fiber or roughage is a nutrient which is primarily functions for the proper digestion of food or the digestive tract. Fiber deficiency can lead to constipation (hard bower movement), hemorrhoids (excess skin in the anus), and high cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Excessive fiber on the other hand can lead to diarrhea (loose bowel movement), and dehydration. Hence fiber should also be taken in moderation and supplemented with drinking more water. Fiber is especially common in the diet of people trying to lose weight because fiber basically help a person feel full thereby hindering the appetite to eat more. Following are the top food which is high in fiber in the Philippines.

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