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Fibrous Foods that are Good for Your Gut and Mood

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Most disease originates in your digestive system. This includes both physical and mental disease.

Your gut serves as your second brain…
…and even produces more serotonin – known to have a beneficial influence on your mood – than your brain does. It’s quite possible that this might be one reason why antidepressants, which raise serotonin levels in your brain, are often ineffective in treating depression, whereas proper dietary changes often help.

A big part of our emotions are probably influenced by the nerves in our gut [...]

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Fiber Content of Foods in Common Portions

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A high fiber diet can help keep fuller, lose weight, lower cholesterol, control blood sugar (soluble fiber), prevent constipation (insoluble).
I suggest to aim for 30-45 grams (g) of total fiber each day –or 10-12 grams per meal, and 3-4 grams per snack, choosing foods from all the categories listed here. Increase your fiber intake gradually, over 2 or 3 weeks, so your system can adapt to the added bulk without discomfort. Drink plenty of fluids, at least 6-8 cups of caffeine-free liquid daily.
For a full list of foods, please refer to this chart

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