What is Fiber?
Dietary fiber is a substance obtained from such plant foods as fruits, vegetables and cereals. At its most basic level, fiber is comprised of plant cell walls and associated material like cellulose and pectin.
The health benefits of fiber have long been acknowledged. First among them is fiber’s ability to add bulk to our diet. Bulk promotes the passage of food through the intestine and can prevent, as well as alleviate, constipation.
Fiber can also help in weight loss programs. As fiber passes through the digestive system, it absorbs water and swells like a sponge. Such a filling food decreases appetite, causing us to eat less. And as the calories locked in the fiber cannot be released by human digestion, weight loss is enhanced.
What is Bran?
Pure bran contains the highest percentage of dietary fiber. As most bran is removed from the cereal and bread products that we typically eat, alternate sources of bran need to be found if we wish to add this healthful and slimming component to our diet.
Where do I get the best source of bran?
From the slow-baking European ovens of Norway come the highest bran-content product available. Prepared from 85% unprocessed bran, with rye flour and water added, the batter is slowly baked over an twelve-hour period. The moisture is evaporated, leaving a crisp, flavorful, thick cracker containg 85% bran. The special baking method maximizes the surface area of the fiber in the bran. So when you eat GG Scandinavian Bran Crispbread, it quickly absorbs more moisture and satisfies your appetite more completely than any other bran product, especially those that are available from domestic, mass-produced ovens.
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