Snack time: fiber-rich foods to carry in your bag

Do you get hungry throughout the day? This can be the perfect opportunity to get your intestinal and digestive health in order, regulate your blood glucose and cholesterol levels, and ensure that feeling of fullness that contributes to a balanced diet at every meal. The answer is in fiber!

That’s right, dietary fiber – which is a type of vegetable carbohydrate, has a long list of benefits. But to obtain them, the recommendation of the World Health Organization is to consume at least 25g a day. In addition, for every eight grams more of fiber ingested daily, there is a 5% to 27% reduction in the risk of developing coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and colorectal cancer.

So here are three tips to take advantage of snack time to ingest more fiber. Check them out:

Fiber rich fruits

Avocado, jambo and ciriguela are some of the fruits with the highest concentration of dietary fiber in their compositions. Therefore, carrying one of these options in your bag, whole or in pieces and with a pinch of chia, for example, will guarantee a healthy and very tasty snack during the day.

In addition to the high fiber concentration of these fruits, they are also rich in micronutrients – such as vitamins and minerals, which are essential for a nutritionally complete diet.

Whole-wheat snacks

Non-perishable treats like cereal bars and cookies can be excellent snack options between meals. They are practical to carry and without risk of damage, perfect to keep in your bag and help to avoid long periods of time without eating.

However, it is important to pay attention to their ingredients to avoid products that only appear to be healthy.

Juices with extra fibers

In the rush of everyday life, it can sometimes be difficult to organize yourself to bring a snack from home. But no problem: at these times, natural juices, such as orange or strawberry, can be excellent alternatives to suppress hunger and maintain up-to-date nutrition.

For this, in addition to giving preference to natural juices made from fresh fruit, you should add a dose of EnterFiber Prebiotic in a sachet – a food supplement rich in soluble and insoluble fiber that guarantees you an extra dose of fiber without altering the flavor of the food.

Prebiotics are non-digestible edible components, serve as food and stimulate the reproduction and activity of bacteria in the intestinal microbiota. From their digestion, bacteria produce compounds that are beneficial to the body.

So, which of these recipes best suits your daily life?

Know our products with fiber: 

ENTERFIBER – 400 G: fiber concentrate module, essential for the functional balance of gut microbiota.

ENTERFIBER PREBIOTIC – 5G: Food fiber with prebiotic. For those who need daily fiber complement.

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