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High Fiber Foods


Written by the HealthCastle Health Team
last updated: June 2007



A product or a food item can be labeled "High Fiber" when it contains more than 5g of fiber per serving. Benefits of High Fiber foods include the prevention of constipation, lowering cholesterol, keeping you slim and many more. Also check out our list of low-fiber foods and replace them with the following high fiber foods if possible.


High Fiber Foods:

Grain Products:

  • whole grain breads, buns, bagels, muffins
  • Bran Flakes, All Bran, Red River cereal, Corn bran cereal, whole wheat Shreddies, Raisin Bran and Fiber 1
  • whole-wheat pastas
  • whole grains such as barley, popcorn, corn and brown rice

Fruits:

  • dried fruits such as apricots, dates, prunes and raisins
  • berries such as blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries
  • oranges, apple with skin, avocado and pear

Vegetables:

  • 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:







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