High Fiber Diet
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A high fiber diet requires two things: a) that you consume foods high in fiber and b) that you supplement your daily fiber intake with a fiber supplement.
A product or a food item can be labeled “High Fiber” when it contains more than 5g of fiber per serving. But it is important to note that processed foods sold as “high in fiber” are not the same, as fiber is destroyed during processing.
Benefits of High Fiber foods include the prevention of constipation, lowering cholesterol, weight loss management and many more. Also check out our list of low-fiber foods and replace them with the following foods if possible.
- whole grain breads, buns, bagels, muffins
- Bran Flakes, All Bran, bran Buds, Corn bran, whole wheat Shreddies,
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- Cooked cereal such as Red River and Oat Bran
- whole-wheat pastas
- whole grains such as barley, popcorn, corn and brown rice
- dried fruits such as apricots, dates, prunes and raisins
- berries such as blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries
- oranges, apple with skin, avocado, kiwi, mango and pear
- broccoli, spinach, swiss chard, green peas and other dark green leafy vegetables
- dried peas and beans such as kidney beans, lima beans, black-eyed beans, chick peas and lentils
Nuts and Seeds:
- nuts and seeds such as almonds, whole flaxseed and soynuts
|Putting More Fiber into Your Diet|
|Amount of Fiber in Some Foods|
|Apple, raw, with skin||1 medium = 3.3 grams|
|Peach, raw||1 medium = 1.5 grams|
|Pear, raw||1 medium = 5.1 grams|
|Tangerine, raw||1 medium = 1.9 grams|
|Asparagus, fresh, cooked||4 spears = 1.2 grams|
|Broccoli, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 2.6 grams|
|Brussels sprouts, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 2 grams|
|Cabbage, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 1.5 grams|
|Carrot, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 2.3 grams|
|Cauliflower, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 1.7 grams|
|Romaine lettuce||1 cup = 1.2 grams|
|Spinach, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 2.2 grams|
|Summer squash, cooked||1 cup = 2.5 grams|
|Tomato, raw||1 = 1 gram|
|Winter squash, cooked||1 cup = 5.7 grams|
|Baked beans, canned, plain||1/2 cup = 6.3 grams|
|Kidney beans, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 5.7 grams|
|Lima beans, fresh, cooked||1/2 cup = 6.6 grams|
|Potato, fresh, cooked||1 = 2.3 grams|
|Bread, whole-wheat||1 slice = 1.9 grams|
|Brown rice, cooked||1 cup = 3.5 grams|
|Cereal, bran flake||3/4 cup = 5.3 grams|
|Oatmeal, plain, cooked||3/4 cup = 3 grams|
|White rice, cooked||1 cup = 0.6 grams|
High Fiber Diet,