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Fiber and BM's
Okay, how come wheat bread has 3g per slice but a serving of corn (which I thought helped with digestion) only has 1g? And lettuce, which I also thought was a good "internal scrubber" has less than 0.5g for half head (romaine lettuce).
Mon. Nov 20, 3:37pm
I too have been disappointed to find that vegetables aren't as fiber-rich as everyone told me they were. Peas have a ton of fiber, mushrooms are pretty good, but everything else was disappointing. You want fiber? It's got to be fruit - a large apple has 5g, an orange 3g, a banana 4g.
Monday, November 20, 2006, 4:33 PM
I thought bananas constipated you...?
Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 8:15 AM
beans are an awesome source of fiber!
Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 10:04 AM
If I eat too many grains, I get constipated- especially if I don't eat enough veggies. Not everyone digests grains as well. I wouldn't worry so much about the fibre if you're regular and if your stools are healthy/ "normal".
Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 11:57 AM
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Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 12:04 PM
I've always eaten bananas to Loose the bowels....
Regarding grains-- you need to chew thoroughly (especially when eating things such as Kashi GoLean cereals that are very high in whole grains...
Think about it this way-- fermented grains are used to make beer. Beer has a lot of fizz due to the fermentation of the grains...
Now, most people don't chew their foods nearly enough before swallowing, so the digestion process has not had a good chance to start... I noticed that until I learned to chew my whole grain cereals thoroughly before swallowing, I had a problem with gassiness. After I learned to properly chew my food, the gassiness went away.....
Hope that helps.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006, 3:42 PM
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