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What foods have fiber in them?

What foods have fiber in them?

Fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans and nuts have fiber.

Fruits

  • 1 medium apple – 4 grams (g) fiber
  • ½ cup raspberries – 4 g fiber
  • 1 medium banana – 3 g fiber
  • 1 cup strawberries – 3 g fiber

Vegetables

  • 1 medium sweet potato – 4 g fiber
  • ½ cup mixed vegetables – 4 g fiber
  • 1 cup chopped carrots (raw) – 3.5 g fiber
  • ½ cup cooked broccoli – 3 g fiber

Whole grains

  • 1 cup cooked oatmeal – 4 g fiber
  • 1 cup whole wheat spaghetti (cooked) – 4 g fiber
  • 1 cup brown rice – 4 g fiber
  • 1 slice 100% whole wheat bread – 3 g fiber

Beans

  • ½ cup black beans – 7 g fiber
  • ½ cup baked beans – 5 g fiber

Nuts and seeds

  • ¼ cup almonds – 4 g fiber
  • ½ cup walnuts – 4 g fiber
  • ¼ cup hulled sunflower seeds – 4 g fiber
Sources:
CalorieKing.com
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005.




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