Why do we need fiber?
How do I include more fiber in my diet?
We should consume 30 grams of fiber per day when following a 2,000 calorie diet, according to the FDA. Unfortunately, we are not any where close to that amount. The average adult American woman eats only between 8 - 12 grams of fiber a day while the average adult man consumes just under 19 grams per day.
Did you know a diet high in fiber helps us lose weight and also decreases the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer? Be sure to include:
Grocery Store Checklist
take this list to the grocery store....
Liquids: water, low calorie coconut water, low calorie coconut milk, low calorie almond milk, lime juice, Trop 50 Orange juice, low calorie grapefruit juice
Vegetables: Kale, Spinach, Broccoli, Cucumber
Fruits: Blueberries, Cherries, Strawberries, Mango, Kiwi, Apples, Pineapple, Banana, Oranges
Feel free to add any of the following to give your Power Drink a PUNCH!
*Protein powder *Stevia *Oatmeal *Ginger *Turmeric *Cinnamon *Flaxseed *Chia seeds
Healthy Smoothie Recipes
1. Blueberry Apple
2. Citrus Smoothie
Blend the perfect smoothie!
Smoothies are a sure way to get in your daily nutrients!
Simple Tips for the perfect smoothie
Step 1 – add all ingredients to blender
Step 2 – blend until smooth
Step 3 – enjoy
If you like your smoothie colder:
1. Use frozen fruit or ice