Top Fibre rich foods for a healthy bowel

Much has been said about the connection of the Fibres to the toilet, but the concept behind it has never been explained properly. Fibre is something that the body can never absorb, and its sole role is only making waste materials from our body to pass out more easily. Let us take a look at the foods, that have the maximum content of fibres, which we can easily inculcate into our diet .

1) Corn

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Credit: Creative Commons/Iraexist

Corn is a very good source of fibre, and a miniscule single ear of corn can contain about 2gms of fibre. The goodness can also come with its cool processed version i.e. the popcorns. So next time you want to have popcorns while in a movie theatre, make sure you get it in a bigger bowl.

2) Black beans

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Credit: Creative Commons/Ianm1121

The tiny, sinister looking beans are actually very high in fibre content and also contain flavonoids which are great plant antioxidants. One cup of beans generally has 15grams of fibre.

3) Avocado

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Credit: Creative Commons/Muffet/ liz west

An entire flesh portion of an Avocado contains about 10 grams of fibre, and also serves as a superb source of mono- and polyunsaturated fats which can reduce the risks of heart diseases.

4) Brown rice

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Credit: Creative Commons/ProjectManhattan

Rice lovers can have a difficult time in loving its brown counterpart, as the brown rice variety tastes nuttier and has a different texture, but brown rice if far more prosperous in its fibrous content than the white rice.

5) Apples

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Credit: Creative Commons/Harald Bischoff

Before peeling off the outer skin of that apple, bear in mind that the skin is the part that is more fibrous, and a solitary regular-size apple have about 4.4 grams of fibre in it.

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