Be careful, certain foods rich in fiber can trigger intestinal inflammation

Be careful, certain foods rich in fiber can trigger intestinal inflammation
Be careful, certain foods rich in fiber can trigger intestinal inflammation

To stay healthy, you cannot ignore dietary fiber. In fact, these sequences of molecules (we speak of “polysaccharides”) are not digested by the body. In particular thanks to this particularity, fiber contributes to the good health of the intestinal microbiota, slows down the assimilation of nutrients, has a laxative effect, helps prevent metabolic diseases, etc. There are two types of fiber: soluble fiber (they are found in fruits and vegetables: they have the capacity to absorb a large quantity of water and therefore form a gel which thickens the contents of the stomach and delays its passage into the intestine) and insoluble fiber (they are in cereal products and leafy vegetables: they contribute to the feeling of satiety).

Inulin, a dietary fiber not so beneficial for health…

French health authorities recommend consuming between 30 g and 45 g of dietary fiber per day. Yes, but here it is: in certain people, excessive consumption of fiber could (on the contrary) cause or aggravate health problems… This is in any case the conclusion of a recent study carried out by the Weill Medical College (in the United States). -United). Thanks to experiments carried out on mice, American researchers discovered that one fiber in particular, theinulincould lead to the synthesis of acidic substances by the microbiota (…)

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