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What is an easy to get, easy to eat, high fiber food?

What is an easy to get, easy to eat, high fiber food?

Whole grains: Anything with whole grains like whole wheat bread, other whole grain breads like rye and spelt, oatmeal and other whole grain cereals, brown rice, beans, bran muffins, popcorn. Also fruits and vegetables. Check out http://familydoctor. Org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/food-nutrition/nutrients/fiber-how-to-increase-the-amount-in-your-diet.Printerview. All. Html for more ideas.

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Can I still eat high fiber foods if I am suffering from acid reflux?

Can I still eat high fiber foods if I am suffering from acid reflux?

Foods: There is no reason why you cannot eat high fiber foods. As the matter of fact a high fiber diet is very valuable in protecting from GI disease.

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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.

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What is a very high fiber food I could have for a snack every day?

What is a very high fiber food I could have for a snack every day?

Many: Legumes are a great source of fiber in a tasty, low fat package. So, beans (kidney, black, garbanzo, navy, red, etc.), lentils, soy beans (edamami), etc. My favorite snack is a small container of edamami. I boil them, keep them in the fridge, then use them for a great little snack. Oatmeal is also a good snack, but requires more work. Don't get bored, try new things.

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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.

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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.

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Can I eat raisin bran while using levothyroxine because I got a paper where it said I shouldn't eat high fiber foods while taking levothyroxine becaus?

Can I eat raisin bran while using levothyroxine because I got a paper where it said I shouldn't eat high fiber foods while taking levothyroxine becaus?

Levothyroxine/ Fiber: Raisin Bran would be considered a high fiber food. Foods high in fiber could reduce the absorption of levothyroxine from your GI tract. Actually, levothyroxine should always be taken on an empty stomach so that a consistent amount of your prescribed dose is absorbed into your bloodstream.

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What's the proper diet, for gerd? High fiber foods are casuing gas, which si bad, and I heard low fiber creates fat, which is bad too. I am confused.

What's the proper diet, for gerd? High fiber foods are casuing gas, which si bad, and I heard low fiber creates fat, which is bad too. I am confused.

Please see below: One thing you can do to reduce your risk for heartburn and acid reflux disease is to eat low-fat, high-protein meals. Also, eat smaller meals more frequently; stop eating before you get too full. It may also help if you avoid certain beverages and foods, like coffee and carbonated drinks as well.

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When a doctor say fiber in ur diet what are they talking about. What is high fiber food pleaz help me?

When a doctor say fiber in ur diet what are they talking about. What is high fiber food pleaz help me?

Dietary fiber: In layman's terms: dietary fiber means foods that when eaten act as ingredients that bind water to it and bulk up your stool and also at the same time makes you regular. High fiber foods also bind to fats and help in lowering your cholesterol levels.; legumes, beans vegetables, some fruits are high in fiber e.g. Garbanzo beans, peas, kidney and black beans, whole peeled oranges, green beans, etc.

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My rt ovary (seemingly) bloats up and down (as if like gas) when I eat high fiber foods but only my rt. Is this normal? Ovarian cancer maybe? Scared.

My rt ovary (seemingly) bloats up and down (as if like gas) when I eat high fiber foods but only my rt. Is this normal? Ovarian cancer maybe? Scared.

Very unlikely: To be ovarian cancer by symptoms and your age. Most likely your cecum (the first part of the colon in the right lower abdomen in most patients) occasionally gets distended with gas or feces. Ovarian problems would not vary with diet.

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Constipated for 2 wks. I took MiraLax & Colace for 3 days, but neither helped. I've been drinking prune juice & eating high fiber foods. I've gone a little, but I'm still constipated. My K level is 3.2. What can I do at this point? (Best options?)

Constipated for 2 wks. I took MiraLax & Colace for 3 days, but neither helped. I've been drinking prune juice & eating high fiber foods. I've gone a little, but I'm still constipated. My K level is 3.2. What can I do at this point? (Best options?)

Enema/water: At this point I suggest that you try a Fleet's enema which you can buy at the pharmacy. Continue the miralax (polyethylene glycol) nightly. The colace is not likely to help much but adding a fiber supplement, walking daily for at least 30 minutes and drinking at least 3 liters of water daily could also help. If this does not work then you may need to see a doctor for a medical intervention.

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I had a barium swallow today. I drank water and ate high fiber foods and 2 fiber choice capsules. Now I have cramps, gas and diarhea. Is this normal?

I had a barium swallow today. I drank water and ate high fiber foods and 2 fiber choice capsules. Now I have cramps, gas and diarhea. Is this normal?

Yes: This should be self limiting. All that fiber is undigetable and will cause gas and cramping. If it does not resolve in a day see your physician.

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Been constipated days. Using enemas, laxatives, eating high fiber foods, etc. Don't help. When I poop there's mucus. And there's back and rib pain.

Been constipated days. Using enemas, laxatives, eating high fiber foods, etc. Don't help. When I poop there's mucus. And there's back and rib pain.

Constipation: Hi. Welcome to Healthtap, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, pedi MD. Water flush (48-64 ozs/d) helps along with Miralax at bedtime until better. The distention can cause pain in back/abdomen. It could be a different problem if you have been active and strained back, abdominal rectus muscles. Advil for pain. Lots of fruits, prune Juice, green leafy vegetables. If further problems arise: fever, pain, emesis- appt

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Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

To reduce your sugar: High fiber diets are slower to digest and do not produce large amounts of sugars which some starchy foods do (it is called glycemic load of the food). This makes it easier to avoid high spikes of sugars in your blood which are harmful and make you hungry and eat more, throwing your diabetes out of control.

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Is there solid science behind low fat/high fiber diet to lower risk of colon cancer for ulcerative colitis patients? Anything else preventative?

Is there solid science behind low fat/high fiber diet to lower risk of colon cancer for ulcerative colitis patients? Anything else preventative?

I am not aware: Of such data. It is generally accepted that risk of malignancy is proportional to duration of active colitis, so it follows that it is most important to keep the disease under control as much as possible. Confer with your gi specialist for specific advice in your case.

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Dysphagia Patient, how do I get dried mucus off of uvula?

Dysphagia Patient, how do I get dried mucus off of uvula?

Warm gargles: You can try warm water gargles to start. Gargle with your head tilted back and spit the warm liquid out with the hopes to loosen up the dried mucus and get it off your uvula. If you can not get it off, then see the ENT dr. For eval. Best wishes.

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My doctor wants me to take fiber supplements and I am afraid because I have difficulty swallowing sometimes what is the answer?

My doctor wants me to take fiber supplements and I am afraid because I have difficulty swallowing sometimes what is the answer?

Many forms: Fiber supplements come as powder u stir into liquid (some are thick [metamucil], others not even noticeable [citracel & others]), chewable tablets [fiber choice], cookie-like wafers [metamucil], tablets, capsules. Important to take them with plenty of water; otherwise the fiber can tighten bm's rather than soften. Ask pharmacist if uncertain which one's best for u.