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Doctor insights on: Fruits And Vegetables That Are High In Fiber

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Are oranges high in fiber?

Are oranges high in fiber?

Yes: A medium orange contains about 3 grams of fiber. 1.8 grams of soluble fiber to slow down digestion and help absorption on nutrients and 1.1 grams of insoluble fiber which helps transit of stool and prevents constipation. ...Read more

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Are cherries high in fiber?

Are cherries high in fiber?

Yes: One cup of raw, pitted sweet cherries provides 3.2 grams of fiber, qualifying it as a good source of dietary fiber. Cherries contain approximately twice as much insoluble fiber as soluble fiber. Insoluble fiber, which doesn’t dissolve in water but instead binds to it, promotes healthy bowels by adding bulk to stool and hastening the movement of material through the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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Which foods are rich in fiber?

Top Fiber Foods: Here are some ideas: -deep green, leafy vegetables: spinach, kale, broccoli, etc -beans are a rich source of fiber: navy beans, lima beans, lentils, garbanzo, split peas, etc -whole grains including oats, bran, buckwheat, millet, rye, popcorn, wild rice, amaranth, and others -all berries are high fiber fruits because of their many seeds. -vegetable: artichoke, parsnips, sweet potato, pumpkin. ...Read more

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Which type of foods are healthy that provide vitamins and nutrients but low in calories?

Which type of foods are healthy that provide vitamins and nutrients but low in calories?

Vegetables: Fresh or frozen vegetables are the lowest in calories and vitamin and nutrient dense. They are the best bang for your buck for vitamins and nutrients that are low in calories. ...Read more

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Besides blueberries which foods are high in antioxidants?

Besides blueberries which foods are high in antioxidants?

Veggies & fruits : Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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Are fresh fruits bad for those with fructose malabsorption?

Are fresh fruits bad for those with fructose malabsorption?

Fructose problem: If you cannot absorb fructose, then the worse you can get is loose stools and a lot of gas. ...Read more

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Which fruit and vegetable are considered the best to eat on a fruit and veg diet?

Which fruit and vegetable are considered the best to eat on a fruit and veg diet?

Fruit & veggies only: Is too limited. For a healthy diet, check out www.Drmcdougall.Com. He cites lots of research evidence for a low-fat, starch-based diet for good health, including weight loss. ...Read more

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What are some foods rich in antioxidants?

What are some foods rich in antioxidants?

Many!: Berries, fruits, and vegetables are among the best sources for antioxidants. Some excellent choices include: blueberries, cranberries, apples, pears, spinach, potatoes (with peel), broccoli, kidney beans, walnuts, green tea, etc. The mayo clinic answers this question and provides a more expansive list at the following link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2009/jun-05b.Html. ...Read more

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Please describe vegetables that are high in protein?

Please describe vegetables that are high in protein?

Greens highest!: Greens- kale, mustard, turnip, spinach. Also beans, lentils, peas. Nuts too. Soy protein-tofu! ...Read more

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Are there some fruits that have a high enough fiber content, so that the fruit sugar carbs don't get quickly digested (trying to avoid a sugar high)?

Are there some fruits that have a high enough fiber content, so that the fruit sugar carbs don't get quickly digested (trying to avoid a sugar high)?

Glycemic index: Berries, cherries, apples and pears are all "low glycemic index" forms of fruit. They are also nutrient dense and must still be balanced out with heart healthy protein foods such as nuts. Combining a starch with a higher protein food can slow the uptake of simple sugars and reduce the glycemic load. If you are a diabetic be very careful with portion size. Even low glycemic foods can inc glucose. ...Read more

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Are the carbs and sugar in fruit fattening?

Are the carbs and sugar in fruit fattening?

Fattening: Sugar is not too good. Fruit is OK. For more information please go online to "NuVal" and learn what foods are good, not so good, and bad for you. ...Read more

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What are a variety of foods that I can eat that are high in protein?

Many: Egg whites are extremely high quality protein. Fish too have a lot of protein with little fat, not fried of course! Beans are high in protein but not of as high a quality as the others. ...Read more