Dietary fiber: Why they are important in your diet

Food items are always a mixture of many varieties of fibers. Among this, dietary fiber is the indigestible portion of plant foods. This is commonly classified as soluble, which dissolves in water, or insoluble, which doesn’t dissolve. Unlike other food components such as fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and proteins which breaks down and is absorbed by…

Is too much healthy food unhealthy?

We have seen how some people are all about the healthy food. They simply can’t stand junk food. Well, to be fair, too much of anything is unhealthy. Hence eating too much healthy food can also be unhealthy. Beta-carotene is an orange pigment food present in carrots and sweet potatoes. It is filled with vitamin…

What do Whole grains do to your teeth and gums?

The world health organization has found out that whole grains can help improve oral health. They did a comparative study of starchy food items and foods with healthy grains. It seems that the number of starchy foods you absorb cannot be linked with tooth decay. But it seems that processed starch can cause cavities. While…