Tips for a healthier diet
FIBRE is the indigestible part of plant foods, such as grains, vegetables, beans and fruits and is a carbohydrate that consists of various health benefits.
The recommended intake amount per day for adults of both gender over 18 years is 30g for men and 25g for women
However, study show Malaysians only take about 13g to 16g, which is insufficient
There are two types fibre – insoluble and soluble – each containing its own goodness.
Dietary fibre stabilises blood glucose levels and lowers blood cholesterol levels by absorbing and facilitating digestion, which helps reduce constipation.
A high-fibre diet is lower in calories and causes a fuller feeling faster and for longer periods of time.
This helps individuals maintain a healthy weight and lower the risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease and more
The first best step to switch to a healthier lifestyle is as simple as taking fibre-packed food in daily meals. And the easiest choice are fruits and juices such as apples, oranges, guavas and mangoes.
To do so, select foods packed with high fibre and vitamin dosage for better overall health.
Skip the white bread and pasta and chooses wholegrain and whole meal.
A good serving of whole grains gives up to 3g of fibre as well as vitamin B to improve cell generation
Fruits such as guava, apple, and mango are great sources of fibre and vitamins.
They are great as a snack and serving of fruits or even a pre-packed juice complement a diet easily with its fibre and vitamin-ready benefits.
With an ever fast-paced lifestyle most live by today, folks look for quick and convenient solutions.
If there is no time to prepare or pack fruits, stock up Marigold Peel Fresh juices
These are power drinks fortified with vitamins A, C and E for more nutritious, fruity goodness in a choice of nine regular flavours; or the six no-sugar added range.
Marigold Peel Fresh’s Regular juice range is available in orange, apple, apple aloe vera, pink guava, tropical mango, white grape, blackcurrant and cranberry, carrot, and guava.
Its no-sugar added range comes in orange, powerberries, apple, mixed fruit mangosteen, power veggies and fruits, and cloudy apple.
A controlled diet seems rigid but you can try some of the smoothie recipes with daily fruity goodness using Marigold Peel Fresh range.
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