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What are the best foods to get fiber from?

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The best foods to get fiber from include:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Cooked dried beans and peas
  • Whole-grain breads, cereals, and crackers
  • Brown rice
  • Bran foods

SOURCES:

FDA: "Talking About Trans Fat: What You Need to Know."

American Diabetes Association: “Type 2;” “What Can I Eat?;” “Diabetes and Heart Health--What’s the Connection?;” and “What About Protein?”

Joslin Diabetes Center: “Carb Counting 101.”

California Medical Association.

University of New Hampshire: “Plant Stanols and Sterols.”

Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 12, 2018

SOURCES:

FDA: "Talking About Trans Fat: What You Need to Know."

American Diabetes Association: “Type 2;” “What Can I Eat?;” “Diabetes and Heart Health--What’s the Connection?;” and “What About Protein?”

Joslin Diabetes Center: “Carb Counting 101.”

California Medical Association.

University of New Hampshire: “Plant Stanols and Sterols.”

Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 12, 2018

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