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Doctor insights on: High Fiber Servings

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What should you eat while on high in fiber diet?

What should you eat while on high in fiber diet?

Fruits veggies etc: Fruits, vegetables, beans and legumes are high in fiber. Especially beans. Meat chicken fish and fowl and dairy have no fiber. Nuts have minimal fiber. Whole grain products contain fiber 2-3 grams a serving where as processed grains, flours dont contain much fiber at all. ...Read more

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Can you please describe examples of high fiber foods?

Can you please describe examples of high fiber foods?

These: Soluble fibre: peas, soybeans, oats, rye, chia, barley, prunes, plums, avocados, berries, ripe bananas, skin of apples, quinces, pears, broccoli, carrots, sweet potatoes and onions insoluble fiber: whole grain wheat, corn, bran, beans, peas, nuts, seeds, potato skins, green beans, cauliflower, zucchini, celery, and nopal, avocado, unripe bananas, skins of kiwi, grapes and tomatoes. ...Read more

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What high fiber meats can you eat if you have diverticutis?

What high fiber meats can you eat if you have diverticutis?

NoSuchThing; AllMeat: low fiber. Def: diverticulosis (meaning one has diverticuli); vs. diverticulitis (acutely ill due to ruptured diverticuli & whatever degree of peritonitis). Diverticuli driven by delay in emptying bowel (stretching of bowel leading to the diverticuli), inactivity & constipation. ?ed fiber intake tends to bind water; of no guaranteed value in preventing more diverticuli. Empty colon; do not delay. ...Read more

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What are some yummy high-fiber foods that you can offer a child?

What are some yummy high-fiber foods that you can offer a child?

Whole grain, legumes: ...Fruits and vegetables. 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice and whole wheat crackers will be a hit with kids who like carbs. Most fresh fruits and green veggies are good sources of fiber, so prepare them in appealing ways. And don't forget legumes such as pinto or black beans and lentils which are packed with fiber. ...Read more

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Is it possible to i get fat by eating a lot of high fiber foods?

Is it possible to i get fat by eating a lot of high fiber foods?

Yes: High fiber foods are great but if you eat too much of any food, the number of calories you intake can exceed the number of calories you burn in a day. And that can lead to gaining weight. So do stick to foods that have a lot of fiber but also eat in moderation. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a really good, natural food that is high in fiber?

Anyone know what is a really good, natural food that is high in fiber?

See below: Most fruits, vegetables and grains are high in fiber. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-fiber-foods/nu00582. ...Read more

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Please help me! i'm planning to go on high in fiber diet, what food should I eat ?

Please help me! i'm planning to go on high in fiber diet, what food should I eat ?

Beans: Beans- red, kidney, pinto, black beans, etc. Beans are the highest in fiber - more so than fruits and vegetables. You should however include fruits, vegetables and whole grains in your diet as they are high in fiber too. Meat dairy chicken and fish are absent of fiber, so eat them in smaller portions. ...Read more

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Help I have diverticulitus and need a high fiber daily diet. What would you recommend?

Help I have diverticulitus and need a high fiber daily diet. What would you recommend?

Fiber tablets: I recommend fiber tablets to get started. Add 2 to 6 tablets with a big glass of water in the morning. The fiber tablets are inexpensive, no prescription needed, available at most pharmacy and grocery store. As you recover, you can add to the fiber tablets with vegetables and other high fiber foods. Be well. ...Read more

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I try a to control my diet by eating small portion everyday with less oil but high fiber , my weight is not goin down, what should I do?

Reduce calories: Reduce calories by using low calori dense food. Avoid fried and fatty food. Eat 3 meals a day instead. Have a big glass of water immidiate before each meal. See pmd for general assesment...See if your thyroid is functioning ok. If on birth control pill....Wt gain is related to that also. ...Read more

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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 there high-fiber japanese foods?

Are there  high-fiber japanese foods?

Yes: Examples of high fiber japanese foods include: kanten, an aquatic fiber that expands in the belly and promotes fullness; hijiki seaweed, which has a high calcium to magnesium ration (2:1); and konnyaku, which is considered a "free food" in that it provides high fiber and no calories. ...Read more

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What are some foods that have a high amount of fiber?

What are some foods that have a high amount of fiber?

Varies: There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases. Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more

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What are some foods that are high im fiber? Be specific please

Vegetables!: Eat more vegetables, and avoid most grain, especially bread/wheat flour. ...Read more

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What is the tastiest high fiber natural food that you can give a child?

What is the tastiest high fiber natural food that you can give a child?

Fresh fruit: Fruit is amazing food. Like vegetables, they contain natural things, some of which are probably still unknown. It is all in the "plan of life" and the closer we are to mother nature, the better. ...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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Is it good to eat high fiber diet daily?

Is it good to eat high fiber diet daily?

Yes: fruit and vegetables contain the fiber that is needed for good nutrition. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a high fiber diet?

What are the benefits of a high fiber diet?

Prevent cancer: High fiber diets, prevent colorectal cancer, and help people with constipation. The fiber enables you to have more frequent and softer bowel movements. Toxins and contaminants in food, don't stay as long in the colon as those who are not on high fiber diets, so there is less exposure to cancer causing toxins. ...Read more

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