Friday, August 13, 2010 need it

Benefits of fiber

  • Helps make you feel full faster

  • Keeps you regular and cleans out your system

  • Lowers total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol ( bad stuff )

  • Regulates blood sugar


Foods rich in fiber

1) Apples- depending on the size can have anywhere between 4-5 grams of fiber

2) Green beans-one cup=4 grams

3) Sweet potato-medium sized potato with skin and all has 5 grams

4) Raspberries-one cup=8 grams!

5) Chickpeas- just three-quarters of a cup gives you 8 grams!!!!

6) Whole grains, nuts, and seeds

7) Oatmeal

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