What is dietary fiber and why is eating it so important? Welcome to your Guide to the Health Benefits of Fiber. Fiber improves your quality of life! It also fends off some rather troublesome diseases. Read on to learn more!
Because of eating too much of the sweet stuff, America has had a huge spike in obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.
It hits 3pm and you get smacked with that mid afternoon slump. You want to run to the corner coffee shop and snag one of those chocolate croissants with a large vanilla latte to satisfy the sugar craving that has struck. You know this is no good for you, and that what you want to consume consists of “empty calories”. As an intelligent human being, you even recognize that after consuming this, getting slapped with an intense sugar crash and burn is inevitable.
While it’s tempting to try to “play it by ear” and eat whatever vegan foods happen to be available, this isn’t the most sustainable vegan lifestyle choice. This could inadvertently lead to nutritional deficiencies, which are actually quite common in vegans who don’t make a conscious effort to eat a full, well-rounded diet.