Dietary fiber can increase the food volume in stomach and intestines, improve satiety, but also promote gastrointestinal peristalsis, relieve constipation, and absorption of harmful substances in the intestine, helps to detoxify the body. Dietary fiber can be of two types, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. Soluble dietary fiber can increase satiety, lower cholesterol and prevent blood sugar rises; non-water-soluble dietary fiber helps to increase stool volume and promote intestinal peristalsis, but also to prevent diverticulitis and colon Cancer.
Intake of dietary fiber together with other ingredients can be more effective than the individual consumption of dietary fiber and also increases the take effect, helps gut to function effectively.
Remember these ingredients combination with dietary fiber for more effective benefits and results. It not only promote better bowel movement, but also improve the intestinal environment, stimulate gastrointestinal motility. Daily intake of these ingredients combination can help to achieve proper gut activity. The intestinal pressure vary with these ingredients,so experiment and find out which suits you best.
Following are the best tips for intestine health.
Dietary Fiber + virgin olive oil
There are numerous benefits of consuming dietary fiber, with extra virgin olive oil. This combination yield better result in promoting gastrointestinal motility. High intake of dietary fiber, will be able to increase the volume of stool and it is necessary to eat together with virgin olive oil, for smooth bowel movement. So, eating this combination can stimulate the small intestine, promoting bowel movement, so that the stool smoothly slide in the intestines.
Dietary Fiber + water
Intake of dietary fiber and water together. By eating this combination, the water soluble dietary fiber becomes thick and can operate effectively. Non water-soluble dietary fiber do not dissolve in water, but let feces harden.
Water-soluble dietary fiber + yellow-green vegetables
Carrots and other yellow-green vegetables, containing “zinc” can inhibit the intestinal absorption of harmful minerals, and helps in excreting those toxic out of the body system. In addition, water-soluble dietary fibers also enhances the function of remove harmful substances , and vegetables with food, for better results.
Extra virgin olive oil and vegetables are good for the gut
Dietary fiber-containing foods, although increases the volume of stool, it takes some time to digest too. Eating dietary fiber along with water, green and yellow vegetables, served with extra virgin olive oil in the afternoon , can accelerate gastrointestinal motility and the intestinal tract.
Dietary fiber + Fruits and vegetables containing vitamin C + virgin olive oil (vitamin E)
Vitamin C can make already oxidized vitamin E, revert to the original antioxidant effect. Therefore, eating dietary fiber along with foods rich in vitamin C and E, can effectively guard the large intestine, away from oxidative stress. Enjoy eating dietary fiber and virgin olive oil along with lemon, parsley, etc, or foods high in vitamin C ,as it can make the oxidation of vitamin E to have antioxidant response.