Fiber bread

Dietary fiber refers to the edible parts of plants or carbohydrates that cannot be digested. Fiber is in all plant foods, including fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes. You can also find a form of fiber called chitin in the shells of crustaceans such as crab, lobster, and shrimp.

Some fibers are soluble in water and others are insoluble. Soluble fiber slows digestion and helps you absorb nutrients from food. Insoluble fiber adds bulk to your stool, helping the stool pass more quickly through the intestines Fiber, also known as roughage, is the part of plant –based food (grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and beans)that the body can’t break down, it passes through the body undigested ,keeping your digestive system clean and healthy

Fiber comes in two varieties:

  • insoluble and soluble.

Insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water. It is the bulky fiber that helps to prevent constipation, and is found in whole grains, wheat cereals, and vegetables such as carrots, celery, and tomatoes.

Soluble fiber dissolves in water and helps control blood sugar levels and reduce cholesterol. Good sources include barley, oatmeal, beans, nuts, and fruits such as apples, berries, citrus fruits, and pears.

high fiber bread contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. In general, the more natural and unprocessed the food, the higher it is in fiber. There is no fiber in meat, dairy, or sugar. Refined or “white” foods, such as white bread, white rice, and pastries, have had all or most of their fiber removed

Health Benefits of  High Fiber Bread

  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Weight loss

    Directions On How To Make Fiber Bread

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    • Place water, molasses, yeast, wheat flour, ground flax seed, bread flour, oat bran, rolled oats, amaranth seeds, and salt in the pan of a bread machine in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press start and allow machine to run complete dough cycle.

    • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Form dough into 2 loaves and place on baking stone. Cover loaves with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.

    • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

    • Bake in preheated oven until top is golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Slide loaf onto a work surface and gently tap bottom of loaf. If it sounds hollow, bread is done.

      Original recipe yields 24 servings
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