Symptoms, conditions and causes

Is fiber making me fat?

Fiber is a carbohydrate, however, it doesn’t have a direct effect on blood sugars and you can’t even digest it.

The benefit of vegetable fiber is turning the microbes into a healthy fat called butyrate. Butyrate reduces insulin resistance which can help you lose weight.

Low amounts of microbes cause you to gain weight and the combination of low microbes in the gut and fiber could cause bloating, gas, and other issues. He also talks about several causes of low microbes and the condition called SIBO or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

Vegetable Fibers Benefits:

• Vitamins

• Minerals

• Trace minerals

• Butyrate

• B Vitamins

• Buffer pH

• Phytonutrients

Functions of Bile:

• Helps prevent fatty liver

• Helps with lowering blood sugars and improving insulin resistance

Last updated: Jul 18, 2023 14:13 PM