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:
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 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 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
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