What foods do you think are high in fiber?

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  1. nikki1 profile image56
    nikki1posted 8 years ago

    I believe apples, strawberries?
    And, what is your favorite?

    Mine.. above, salads big_smile

    1. falcon64 profile image65
      falcon64posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      For me cereal,fruits and veggie. But lately I love Chili with beans.

    2. profile image44
      oliverbrownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Spinach has highest fibre in itself. Moreover it is very nutritious as well as tasty.

      http://www.articlesbase.com/health-arti … 07237.html

    3. RNMSN profile image90
      RNMSNposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-f … ds/NU00582
      I always taught my patients fruits ith edible skins...looks like you guys were right on way to go!!!

      1. rebekahELLE profile image86
        rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        if you buy organic, even better. the skins are saturated with pesticides. but that is where the fiber is, in the skin.

        real oatmeal, blackberries, pears, peaches, oranges, bananas.

    4. pinkboxer profile image58
      pinkboxerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Beans, of course!

    5. profile image48
      perry15posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello Friends......

      List of fibre foods

      1.Wheat-bran cereal

      2.Bulgur

      3.Whole wheat spaghetti

      4.Wheat flakes

      5.Barley

      6.Wheat bran muffin

      Thanks


        adi

    6. Bariatric Surgery profile image51
      Bariatric Surgeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Eat lots and lots of healthy cereal that aren't kids cereals and you'll be fine smile

    7. profile image0
      sandra rinckposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Metamucil.

  2. Mighty Mom profile image82
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    They say eating apples before a meal is a great way to get fiber and eat less.

    I like to get my fiber through whole grains. I'm a huge Kashi Go Lean cereal lover.

    1. nikki1 profile image56
      nikki1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Coolll ;D

  3. profile image0
    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Hi ! Mighty Mom !
    Glad to see you.
    How you doin' ?

    Whole bread is good for fiber.
    Mighty Mom got a lot of good fiber too.
    hehehe

  4. Lita C. Malicdem profile image60
    Lita C. Malicdemposted 8 years ago

    For high-fiber content, I eat a good share of apples, pears, bananas, and cabbage. For my soluble fiber source, I eat oat bran, rolled oats. For my insoluble fiber source, I prefer rice, whole grain cereals, and bread.

    1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image55
      FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Great thanks so much! I am really getting into veggies and fruits I have been a meat and potato person for a several years and leaning to eat better. Follow me here on hub pages. I am dieting and sharing with all and also posting low fat recipes! 

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  5. profile image0
    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    beans. smile spinach, brown rice, whole grain bread, pineapple, celery, barley, quinoa, nuts

    1. pinkboxer profile image58
      pinkboxerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. Beans are the way to go. Try flavor -packed split peas and lentils for variety. Plus, they are quick and easy to prepare.

      Second on my list are rolled oats.

  6. WriteAngled profile image80
    WriteAngledposted 8 years ago

    berries, pulses, wholegrain products

  7. Betty Reid profile image60
    Betty Reidposted 8 years ago

    For highest fiber, I would say beans.  For my favorite, probably Clif bars.

  8. Greek One profile image73
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    wood.... maple or oak especially

    1. Milla Mahno profile image69
      Milla Mahnoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL I wish I made it here before you lol

    2. profile image0
      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile

      avocados, surprisingly, are really high in fiber. i just can't get into them though for some reason.

      bran cereal of course, tons of fiber.

      List of High Fiber Foods
      (The fiber count for most packaged foods can be found on the label.)

      FRUIT AMOUNT FIBER (grams)
      Apples with skin 1 medium 5.00
      Apricot 3 medium 0.98
      Apricots, dried 5 pieces 2.89
      Banana 1 medium 3.92
      Blueberries 1 cup 4.18
      Cantaloupe, cubes 1 cup 1.28
      Figs, dried 2 medium 3.74
      Grapefruit 1/2 medium 6.12
      Orange, navel 1 medium 3.40
      Peach 1 medium 2.00
      Peaches, dried 3 pieces 3.18
      Pear 1 medium 5.08
      Plum 1 medium 1.00
      Raisins 1.5 oz box 1.60
      Raspberries 1 cup 8.34
      Strawberries 1 cup 3.98 

      VEGETABLES AMOUNT FIBER (grams)
      Avocado (fruit) 1 medium 11.84
      Beets, cooked 1 cup 2.85
      Beet greens 1 cup 4.20
      Bok choy, cooked 1 cup 2.76
      Broccoli, cooked 1 cup 4.5
      Brussels sprouts 1 cup 2.84
      Cabbage, cooked 1 cup 4.20
      Carrot 1 medium 2.00
      Carrot, cooked 1 cup 5.22
      Cauliflower, cooked 1 cup 3.43
      Cole slaw 1 cup 4.00
      Collard greens, cooked 1 cup 2.58
      Corn, sweet 1 cup 4.66
      Green beans 1 cup 3.95
      Celery 1 stalk 1.02
      Kale, cooked 1 cup 7.20
      Onions, raw 1 cup 2.88
      Peas, cooked 1 cup 8.84
      Peppers, sweet 1 cup 2.62
      Pop corn, air-popped 3 cups 3.60
      Potato, baked w/skin 1 medium 4.80
      Spinach, cooked 1 cup 4.32
      Summer squash, cooked 1 cup 2.52
      Sweet potato, cooked 1 cup 5.94
      Swiss chard, cooked 1 cup 3.68
      Tomato 1 medium 1.00
      Winter squash, cooked 1 cup 5.74
      Zucchini, cooked 1 cup 2.63

      CEREAL, GRAINS, PASTA AMOUNT FIBER (grams)
      Bran cereal 1 cup 19.94
      Bread, whole wheat 1 slice 2.00
      Oats, rolled dry 1 cup 12.00
      Pasta, whole wheat 1 cup 6.34
      Rice, dry brown 1 cup 7.98 

      BEANS, NUTS, SEEDS AMOUNT
      FIBER (grams)
      Almonds 1 oz 4.22
      Black beans, cooked 1 cup 14.92
      Cashews 1 oz 1.00
      Flax seeds 3 tbs 6.97
      Garbanzo beans, cooked 1 cup 5.80
      Kidney beans, cooked 1 cup 13.33
      Lentils, red cooked 1 cup 15.64
      Lima beans, cooked 1 cup 13.16
      Peanuts 1 oz 2.30
      Pistachio nuts 1 oz 3.10
      Pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup 4.12
      Soybeans, cooked 1 cup 7.62
      Sunflower seeds 1/4 cup 3.00
      Walnuts 1 oz 3.08

  9. dan91123 profile image47
    dan91123posted 8 years ago

    Like Betty said, bean have the highest amount of fiber per serving, kidney beans if i am not mistaken have the most. Second and often easier to eat are raisins. Sprinkle them on some greek yogurt for a 
    great breakfast or late night snack.

  10. RealEstateHelper profile image57
    RealEstateHelperposted 8 years ago

    Whole bread, vegetables, fruits

  11. yenajeon profile image81
    yenajeonposted 8 years ago

    If people have a hard time eating raw vegetables, then try cereal. Many cereals can have up to 100% of the daily requirement.

    I think liver has a high percentage, but who wants to eat that?!

  12. insearchof truth profile image85
    insearchof truthposted 8 years ago

    If you get a natural suppliment, either tablet or meal form with linseed meal, oatbran, and psyllium husks in it you will have heaps of fibre. There are some good tasteing ones you can add to a smoothie or on your cereal.  Tablets are a good option if you are worried about calorie intake.

  13. peggypat profile image76
    peggypatposted 8 years ago

    I eat a high protein diet so I need to get fiber and protein.
    I have either Fiber one or Kashi Go Lean every morning.. Fiber one has like 14 grams and Kashi has 10 grams.. that is  A LOT of fiber for one meal. I pretty much can get the rest with a fiber bar for a snack.

  14. flread45 profile image77
    flread45posted 8 years ago

    S E X

    1. FredAnthonyGarza profile image55
      FredAnthonyGarzaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      do not think that is high in fiber ..lol

  15. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    BEER

    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i wrote a hub cuz of you, and beer.  smile

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I am honored, thanks. lol Which one is it?

    2. shazwellyn profile image66
      shazwellynposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      why, is it because when you drink too much you have a big splodgy poo by the morning? lol

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I plead the 5th.

    3. shareitt profile image55
      shareittposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Spelt...I know it doesn't sound great but it's like whole wheat only sweeter, nuttier, and higher in protein. Also a great resource in manganese and copper.

  16. koala_gull profile image50
    koala_gullposted 8 years ago

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    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      you really shouldnt put all that out there/..

  17. blondepoet profile image66
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Prunes

    1. Niteriter profile image75
      Niteriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Prunes and beer

  18. koala_gull profile image50
    koala_gullposted 8 years ago

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    romantic and very honest i will say about my self. I was really hurted in my
    past by a lady i once loved and once vowed never to love anymore. Later i was
    meant to realize that we need to forget about the past and face the future. So
    someone close to me introduced me to this online dating stuff which i never
    belived it exist. So i just took a leap of faith to send you this message that
    you have a very loving and nice profile and i like all what you said about your
    self. I will really like to get to know you better or we can talk much better on
    a faster moving my yahoo messnager ID (koala_gull)and you can also send me a
    message koala_gull@yahoo.com, I am glad i expressed my self and i hope to
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    1. shazwellyn profile image66
      shazwellynposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      omg.. pleeeeeeeze get a life!

  19. tadcrawford profile image50
    tadcrawfordposted 8 years ago

    The foods highest in fiber, containing more than 6 grams per serving, include :

    dried beans,
    legumes,
    dried peas,
    dried fruits,
    nuts,
    sunflower seeds,
    sesame seeds

    These foods are excellent sources of fiber.

  20. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Juts posted a recipe for Irish Stew, high fibre spuds/potatoes

  21. tal g mel profile image58
    tal g melposted 8 years ago

    More fiber ,more matibolism !

  22. bestweightlosspla profile image54
    bestweightlossplaposted 8 years ago

    if you dont like veggie you can try chlorophyl product, it is said that one full spoon of chlorophyl equals 1 kg vegetables..

    1. tingyi2521 profile image47
      tingyi2521posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      grain? tea ? bean? hah I really enjoy tea , especially green tea , my favorite.

  23. NorwinGalle profile image57
    NorwinGalleposted 8 years ago

    Blue berries,whole grains,sweet potato and banana.

  24. SixPackExercises profile image55
    SixPackExercisesposted 8 years ago

    Bran cereal, oats, whole wheat products(the less refined/processed the better), berries, almost all vegetables.

  25. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    Has anyone said beer yet?

  26. fucsia profile image59
    fucsiaposted 8 years ago

    all green leafy vegetables, celery, carrots, cabbage, lentils

    but Some fibers can cause bloating, especially those contained in onions, grapes, beans

  27. MikeNV profile image78
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    It doesn't matter what you "think" they either are or they are not based on whatever definition qualifies for "high".

  28. profile image0
    Twenty One Daysposted 8 years ago

    dietary fiber:

    two top are Avocado & Dates.
    1 Avocado has approx. 14 grams dietary fiber for a needed 35 grams/day. 6-8 Dates have 12 grams.

    Also very high in protein and essential B vitamins plus off the hook amino acids and the three natural sugars. ( I am actually developing a product line using them as we type ) .

    James.

  29. climberjames profile image56
    climberjamesposted 8 years ago

    Wheatabix ...

  30. Dense profile image74
    Denseposted 8 years ago

    papaya, chickpeas

  31. samiaali profile image60
    samiaaliposted 8 years ago

    Hi, I think the foods which are highest in fiber and the healthiest are pears, apples with the skin, avocados, raspberries, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, cooked carrots and peas.  There are others but these are really high in fiber.

  32. editorsupremo profile image60
    editorsupremoposted 8 years ago

    There are many foods high in fiber, such as fruits and vegetables which also provide roughage. Then you have high fiber in pulses, whole grain cereals, rice and pasta.

    Added bonuses of eating high fiber foods:
    1. It is satisfying so that you feel full for longer.
    2. It is slowly digested and keeps blood sugars balanced.
    3. Helps weight loss.
    4. Keeps bowel movements regular, and
    5. It is also a low GI food.

    Tip: If you are following a high fiber diet make sure you drink lots of water, at least 6 glasses a day. This aids digestion.

    Editor Supremo
    Weight Loss Diet Plan

  33. easybusinesslinks profile image60
    easybusinesslinksposted 8 years ago

    Fibre optic cables and fiber glass are two foods you should not eat as they will make your tummy quicky dicky!

  34. AOkay12 profile image81
    AOkay12posted 8 years ago

    Oatmeal (especially steel cut) is high in fiber and can help reduce blood cholesterol levels.  Fruits and vegetables are pretty rich in fiber, too.

  35. ftclick profile image53
    ftclickposted 8 years ago

    veggies. most have no calories and people have not become overweight from simply eating vegetables.
    i like oatmeal though.

  36. wademcmaster profile image76
    wademcmasterposted 8 years ago

    Most fruits and veges are high in fibre, not the juice tho.  Wholemeal bread is a good source of fibre. Also a food I've been eating lately - Chia Seeds! An awesome source of good fats, magnesium and heaps more, aswell as fibre!

  37. cathylynn99 profile image77
    cathylynn99posted 8 years ago

    blueberries, which also prevent alzheimers in rodents.

  38. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 8 years ago

    Mini Wheats.

  39. brandon125 profile image54
    brandon125posted 8 years ago

    high in fiber?
    wholegrain cereals(as bran) e.g. wheat, rice,oats, wholemeal bread, breakfast cereals, wholegrain pasta, crisps bread..fruits especially skins of apples plums, vegetables, especially leafy vegetables, celery.potato skins.

  40. 0nelove profile image54
    0neloveposted 8 years ago

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    1. Glemoh101 profile image50
      Glemoh101posted 7 years ago

      I can add one information no one speaking about .
      its why foods rich in fiber is good in weight loss?
      my reply is :
      1-Foods that are high in fiber help you feel full sooner and for longer.
      2-Fiber also helps to move fat through our digestive system faster so that less of it is absorbed into the body.

     
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