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What I Eat in a Day to Poop Good

What I Eat in a Day to Poop Good

Jen Phanomrat

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- Today, I'm gonna show you how to be number one in the world of number two by sharing what I eat in a day to poop good. I know, poop's not a medical term, the medical term is defecating, but to be honest, that sounds really offensive, and so, I like to use the word, poop. Let's make it cuter by adding an S. Poops. See? And disclaimer, I am definitely not a medical professional, so you may wanna consult your doctor or nutritionist before you try any of these poop tips. First, let's talk about fiber, specifically dietary fiber, which you get from natural foods. There are two types, soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber dissolves in water, and then turns into a gooey, gel-like substance, which can slow down digestion time, which makes it easier for your body to absorb the nutrients. Think of foods like oatmeal, which turn into a gooey, sticky-like substance when it's cooked in water. It softens your stools and makes them more well-formed so that it's easier to pass. Insoluble fiber doesn't dissolve in water and it creates bulk or roughage. Think of leafy greens or fruit skin. Both are equally important and work best together. It's kinda like a buddy system. But, just like eating treats, moderation is key. A lot of fiber can lead to discomfort, bloating, gas, so I like to balance it out with other types of foods, which I'll show you right now. Let's start with breakfast. I love smoothies and savory oatmeal. For the smoothie, I start out with coconut water. Then, for fiber, some frozen berries, flax seeds, chia gel, which are just chia seeds soaked in water overnight, and chlorophyll concentrate, which is loaded with a bunch of benefits, but the most important one is that it helps your poop be a little less stinkier. Yeah, it makes your not stink. Oats are full of fiber. I like mine savory with some salt, pepper, and a little cheese. Along with that, a crispy egg with seasonings of your choice, spinach for some more fiber, and bacon. If you've never had savory oatmeal, this is the way to do it. Now, for snack time, or as I like to call it, snacky time, I love grapefruit. It's a great source of soluble fiber, along with another type of fiber, pecans. My friend, Adrian, has a great recipe for broiled grapefruit. You drizzle on some honey, torch it or put it under the broiler, top it with some yogurt, great source of probiotics for gut health, mint, and then those pecans. That's how you snack. Lunch time, I am super excited for this. I'm gonna make some mujadarrah, which are lentils with rice and fried onions. Lentils are my favorite thing to eat when I wanna intake fiber, and they're delicious, especially in this combined with sumac and cumin, and pair it up with a simple salad of lettuce for that roughage, cucumber, tomatoes, mint and parsley, some nice, healthy fats with olive oil, lemon juice, whole grain pita. Lots of fiber there. Oh yeah, probiotics again with yogurt. It's dinner time. Last meal of the day and it contains three of my favorite things. Roasted broccoli, just seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper, garlic, cheese, rich, rich, rich, rich in fiber, along with sweet potatoes. I got the skins on, so you got both insoluble and soluble fiber, and chicken. I had both of these yesterday, why not finish some leftovers? I think the key to enjoying more fiber in your diet is to make things delicious, right? So, you don't like broccoli, roast it. Trust me, you are going to love it. Curled up on the couch now with dessert, this is my favorite ice cream. I know, fiber, ice cream? Trust me, it's in here, it's got coconut milk, roasted strawberries, and pistachios. Alright, I'll see you next time. I wish you and your food the best luck and journey through your system. Bye.

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