Dietary fiber(食物繊維)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • It is classified as “insoluble dietary fiber” and “water soluble dietary fiber”
  • Insoluble dietary fiber = bowel movement promotion, intestinal action
  • Water soluble dietary fiber = Improvement of intestinal bacteria, suppression of blood pressure rise
  • The balance between insoluble and water soluble is 2: 1 the best
  • It does not become a constituent or energy constituting the body
  • Work to drain extra nutrition
  • Not digested and absorbed

Function of nutrients

  • It has the effect of promoting skin metabolism
  • To normalize the mucosa of the skin, throat, nose, gastrointestinal tract
  • Prevent diabetes, hypertension, night blindness
  • Stimulates intestinal mucosa and promotes laxation (constipation prevention)
  • It will drain extra lipid, sugar, sodium etc

When nutrients are deficient

  • constipation
  • Obesity, diabetes
  • Arteriosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, etc..

When nutrients overdose

  • There is no need to worry about taking too much with a normal meal
  • Very infrequently diarrhea
  • Prevent absorption of other nutrients (minerals)

Food that contains a lot of Dietary fiber

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (g)
scallion 20.7
Red pepper 10.3
Green peas (frozen) 9.3
Potato (with skin) 9.8
Raw Shiitake 6.4
jews-ear 6.4
Shimeji 6.2
Eringhi 5.4
hijiki 3.7
kuki-wakame 5.1
tosaka-nori 4.1
wakame 3.6