The Missing Nutrient in Our Diets
One missing thing in our diet is impacting our gut health, inflammation levels, heart health, weight management, blood sugar control, digestion and more.
See what this PhD says is missing in our diets. In fact 97% of Americans are missing it!
Cassidy Gundersen, PhD, CHNP, CSNP, and Natural Health Practitioner reveals that 97% of Americans are missing enough fiber in their diet.
We should be consuming 25-35 grams of fiber per day to maintain many aspects of our health. And it's important to consume different kinds of fiber which impact different aspects of our health.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health outlines the different kinds of fiber and what fiber-filled foods to add to your diet. See the article here.
We recommend adding variety to your diet composing some of the following:
- Whole grains like oatmeal, whole wheat, brown rice, and amaranth
- Beans and legumes
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Making small, incremental changes, by adding more fiber to your diet can have wide-reaching impact on your health. Swap chips for nuts, add some whole fruit to your breakfast, add beans to one to two meals per week. Your body will thank you!