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Does fiber help to lose weight?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Helps
Fiber helps with feeling full so aids but is not effective by itself.

In brief: Helps
Fiber helps with feeling full so aids but is not effective by itself.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: If calories decrease
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: If calories decrease
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!).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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