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Adding More Fiber To Your Diet

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How can I work more fiber into my diet?

Adding More Fiber To Your Diet

Are you trying to figure out how to get high fiber into your diet? As a consumer, there are many things you can do to work more fiber into your daily diet. Here are some great tips:

  • Examine all food labels and look for labels with whole grain or whole wheat listed as the first ingredient.

  • Find ready-to-eat cereals (or cooked ones) that contain at least 3 grams of fiber per serving.

  • Consume lots of fruits and vegetables; these have more fiber than canned foods or juices. Dried fruits are another good source of fiber.

  • Increase fiber when in recipes by throwing in back-eyed peas, pinto beans, kidney beans, bran, or oatmeal.

  • Add 3 teaspoons of unprocessed wheat bran to food items.

  • Dairy foods don't provide a lot of fiber. However, you can increase fiber by adding fruit, cereals, or nuts to your yogurt.

  • If possible, leave on peels as they contain a lot of fiber.



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