Friday, October 12, 2012

weight loss tip of the day!

increase the fiber in your diet!!

if you want to loose weight, focus on a high protein (lean protein…for another post..) and a high fiber diet!!

why?  reduce cholesterol, risk of colon cancer and heart disease!
it will help you feel full longer!

what foods to focus on each day?
-split peas
-black beans
-lima beans
-navy beans
-sweet corn
-sweet potato

how much?  women need 25 g of fiber a day, men need 40 g of fiber a day

try to get your fiber from these raw foods and not from an over processed, chemical rich fiber bar or cereal.  go and do! find ways to enjoy these yummy fiber rich foods!

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