3 fiber-rich drinks to try this summer

MANILA, Philippines – Nothing says “summer” like a tall glass of a cold, refreshing smoothie.

On hot days, it’s important to stay hydrated frequently. It’s not just about keeping cool – did you know that not drinking enough fluids could also affect your digestive system?

If you want to maintain a light and active feeling throughout the summer (and any other day), you should also increase your fiber intake. Getting enough fiber in your system can help to reduce cravings and bloating (which our #1 enemy when wearing a swimsuit). Psyllium fiber helps trap and remove waste from the body. In the long run, this type of fiber could also help lower your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. (READ: 12 tips for a light and active summer vacation)

The next time you’re craving a cool treat, go ahead and indulge with less guilt. Make these 3 simple yet fiber-rich drinks. Drink up and enjoy! You can also try to make hi-fiber snacks.Rappler.com

All recipes courtesy of Metamucil