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Does fiber aid in weight loss?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Adding more fiber to your diet will likely help you lose weight and improve your health, but do it gradually.
Rapid increases in consumption of fiber may result in gas or diarrhea.

In brief: Yes
Adding more fiber to your diet will likely help you lose weight and improve your health, but do it gradually.
Rapid increases in consumption of fiber may result in gas or diarrhea.
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
In brief: Fiber 4 weight loss
Food rich in fiber usually taste less good then others.
Starting with good motivations for weight loss helps. Nuts had good fibers and rich in proteins in the same time and good sugar equivalent, thus nuts replace well protein rich meat and greens and carbs. Beans also has those 3 elements. Good lifestyle includes good foods + recuperative rests + daily activities. Don't forget harmony in life.

In brief: Fiber 4 weight loss
Food rich in fiber usually taste less good then others.
Starting with good motivations for weight loss helps. Nuts had good fibers and rich in proteins in the same time and good sugar equivalent, thus nuts replace well protein rich meat and greens and carbs. Beans also has those 3 elements. Good lifestyle includes good foods + recuperative rests + daily activities. Don't forget harmony in life.
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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes reduces appetite
Fiber particularly in a diet with plenty of water can add to a sense of fullness which can help lose weight.
It is not a magic bullet, but is one of several important pieces of a healthy diet that can lead to the slow, sustainable weight loss we all root for.

In brief: Yes reduces appetite
Fiber particularly in a diet with plenty of water can add to a sense of fullness which can help lose weight.
It is not a magic bullet, but is one of several important pieces of a healthy diet that can lead to the slow, sustainable weight loss we all root for.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, helps a little
Eating foods or drinking drinks that contain fiber can help with weight loss only if they don't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day.
For example, mixing water with powdered fiber to make a drink will cause a person to feel fuller and have less appetite (can be helpful). However, mixing fiber with fruit juice will give a person lots of sugar calories along with fiber (won't help!).

In brief: Yes, helps a little
Eating foods or drinking drinks that contain fiber can help with weight loss only if they don't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day.
For example, mixing water with powdered fiber to make a drink will cause a person to feel fuller and have less appetite (can be helpful). However, mixing fiber with fruit juice will give a person lots of sugar calories along with fiber (won't help!).
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