There are several diseases or medical conditions that can have a direct link to unhealthy diets, especially those low in fiber (low intake in whole fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes and whole grains). They include diabetes, weight gain and obesity, heart diseases and digestive diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colon cancer and hemorrhoids (piles).
Avoid processed and preserved food.
Opt for oat bran, oatmeal, barley, whole grain cereals or high-fiber alternatives. Opt for brown rice instead of white rice, apples instead of apple juice, baked potato (with skin) instead of mashed potato. Add beans, peas and lentils to your diet.
Alternatively, go for nutritional supplements that are rich in fiber.
Aloe Vera Gel, rich with macro and micro nutrients, is also rich in insoluble and soluble fibers that are helpful in regulating blood glucose and cholesterol levels and promoting regular and healthy bowel movements. Fields of Greens, an excellent “green food” provides excellent antioxidants and chlorophyll needed by the body. This is important for those who are taking low-fiber diet due to busy lifestyles and it help to promote healthy body pH.