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List Of Fiber Packed Foods
I try to pack my body with fiber and healthy natural foods, but i still can go days without going to the bathroom. Help! any ideas?
Fiber: Fiber has to be ingested to do the body good. As such, I know of no good way to get fiber if you don't either get it in the diet or via supplementation. Bran, beans, berries, whole grains, peas, greens, nuts, seeds, squash, and potatoes are all possible dietary methods to get fiber. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some good fiber foods. Maybe even some coomon ones I might have at home and not even know.?
Fiber sources.: Fiber is found in fruits (blueberries, cranberries, apples), vegetables (broccoli, radicchio, endive, spinach), whole-grain breads (whole-GRAIN more than whole-WHEAT) and some breakfast cereals. Fiber supplements exist as well. It's always better to include all sources of fiber as part of a healthy, varied meal plan. 35 grams daily for women, 50 for men. And drink lots of water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colored vegetables: Any solid, brightly colored vegetable or leafy vegetable (this includes green vegetables like broccoli and celery, but not "white" vegetables like potatoes) will have a lot of insoluble fiber. Some fruits come to mind as well, like bananas.Whatever vegetable or grain that you eat, you should try to eat the skin / husk (i.e., whole wheat, whole potatoes) when you do - that will boost fiber as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feed my 10 y.O. Bro fiber enriched foods to help him pass as he complaind its hard to pass or its too big. What could br the issue?
Voiding dysfunction: Often the main problem has gone on for years. This is a very difficult problem to care for because it takes years. I recommend MiraLAX (otc) daily for 6 months to years as necessary to maintain a normal stool and normal daily stooling pattern. May want to discuss this with you pediatrician. ...Read more
Leafy vegetables: Leafy vegetables, whole fruits, whole grains.Get a more detailed answer ›
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