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Most plant-based foods contain both insoluble and soluble fibers.
OBGs contain soluble fiber (also found in beans, peas, lentils, broccoli, sweet potato, eggplant, apples, strawberries, and prunes).
However, soluble fibers, like psyllium, along with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet, also can modestly reduce levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL "bad") cholesterol.
Dogs fed prebiotics are less likely to get diarrhea caused by the overgrowth of bad bacteria, and soluble fiber also helps to prevent or treat diarrhea by absorbing water and slowing intestinal transit.
Moreover, research shows that seven grams of soluble fiber a day from psyllium plus a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol can lower cholesterol.
But a recent study suggests that increasing the amount of soluble fiber in your diet can help specifically target dangerous visceral fat.
Soluble fiber takes these acids with it as it passes through the body, which in turn lowers LDL cholesterol and blood glucose levels by slowing glucose absorption in the small intestine.
ccording to the researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, vegetables, fruit and beans contain more soluble fiber and will help reduce visceral fat, or belly fat, around the midsection.
Combinations of the miracle berry with beta-glucan soluble fibers have created compositions with reduced caloric value and which have improved health-promoting qualities from the beta-glucan soluble fiber.
For men whose total, insoluble, and soluble fiber intakes were among the highest one-fifth of participants, there was a lower risk of dying of heart disease compared to those whose intakes were among the lowest fifth.
Their study found the amount of soluble fiber in coffee can range from 0.
The usual protocol for doctors in the past would be to suggest she get a little more exercise, counsel her on the benefits of eating more soluble fiber, and wait to see what either of these would do.

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