Saturday, 22 September 2012

Fiber Helps Weight Loss

fruit and bran muffin
Eating fiber can help you loose weight, fiber makes you feel full after consuming which will cut down on your total food intake this in turn will lower your total calorie and fat intake. Fiber also has no calories which is great if your on a low calorie diet or trying to loose weight. Fiber is also a great if your having troubles taking a number 2.

One great way to loose weight is to have a bran and fruit muffin 45 minutes before your meal. the fiber in the bran and fruit will fill you up and you will eat less.

The following bran and fruit muffin recipe only has 100 calories, 0.7g of fat and 3.5g of protein.

1.5 cups of wheat bran
1 cup of nonfat milk
1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce
1 egg
2/3 cup of brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of blueberries


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