5 Fiber Rich Foods That Keep You Young

Adding fiber contents to your body would induce the metabolism and will help to stay younger and healthier.

Oats

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Oats are the best source of fiber in both soluble and insoluble fibers.  Make this fiber-rich food as your daily breakfast. The oats can be taken in many forms such as porridge, oats bar which will be munchy and crunchy, add some spices and enjoy the spicy oats. 100 grams oats contain 1.7 grams of fiber.  Beginning your day with a fiber boost will help you to stay healthy through the day. And long time consumption would help you to stay young.

Lentils

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Lentils have rich and high fiber content apart from the rich protein content.  Lentils can be cooked creatively and always take a break from the usual dhal once in a while. Lentils can be used in the preparation of stew, soups and can also be used to dress up the salads.  The rich fiber and carbohydrate content will help you in increasing your energy levels. The lentils will be digested slowly and thus the energy lasts longer.  The slow burning energy will last longer. Lentils contains 8 grams of fiber per 100 grams of lentils

Flax Seeds

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These seeds are great fiber boosts and will help you increasing the metabolic rates. Flax seeds can be added as toppings to the smoothies and to your salads and roasted seeds could be taken as a snack.  It has been advised to take grounded seeds since the whole one would be hard to digest. Flax seeds contain 27 grams of fiber per 100 grams of seeds. Flax seed is very good foods that will keep you young.

Fruits

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Fruits like apple and pears are good examples for fiber-rich fruits or food that keep you young. The apples contain 2.4 grams of fiber per 100 grams and pears contain 3.1 grams of fiber per 100 grams of fiber. Toss them into your salads or prepare some smoothies out of these fruits or you can have it just as a snack but above all stop peeling the skin since the abundant fiber content is hidden inside the skin hence consume the skin.

Broccoli

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The broccoli is rich in vitamin C, Calcium and fiber. The veggie has to be steamed or saluted slightly to retain its benefits and the fiber content. Broccoli contains 2.7 grams of fiber in every 100 grams of this vegetable.

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