By: LECOM Wellness
Try these high-fiber foods that are a healthy option to stay full and energized each day.
Hummus – Store-bought hummus has about 2.7 grams of fiber in a three-tablespoon serving. Dip your favorite veggies in hummus for a filling snack.
Oatmeal – Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which contributes to keeping cholesterol levels in check, and insoluble fiber, which helps you feel satisfied. Add a variety of fruit or honey to unflavored oatmeal for a filling breakfast.
Avocado – One avocado has about 13.5 grams of fiber, making this a great addition to a variety of meals.
Broccoli – This veggie has several nutritious benefits, including antioxidants and fiber. One cup of boiled broccoli has 5.1 grams of fiber.
Kale – Two cups of this superfood will give you 4.8 grams of fiber.
Pears – A sweet snack option is a medium-sized pear, which contains 5.5 grams of fiber.
Chia Seeds — One ounce of chia seeds has 9.8 grams of fiber! Chia seeds can be added to many meals, shakes and more to give you a filling fiber boost.
Almonds – Perfect for on-the-go, a 1/4 cup of almonds has 4.5 grams of fiber.
Goldman, Alison. 2014. 15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied. Jan 30. Accessed June 11, 2018. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/food/g19986154/high-fiber-food/?slide=16.
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