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Eat Low-Carb While Increasing Fiber Intake

Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2004

 

The article suggests the following ways for you to increase fiber in your diet:
bullet Eat high-fiber cereal or add a few spoonfuls of unprocessed wheat bran to your cereal.
bullet Add bran cereal or unprocessed bran when you're making foods such as breads, cakes, muffins, meatloaf, and cookies.
bullet Eat whole-grain bread instead of white bread. Select breads made with 100 percent whole-wheat flour. Substitute whole-wheat flour for half or all of the white flour in baking recipes.
bullet Use whole grains and whole-grain products such as brown rice, barley, whole-wheat pasta, and bulgur. Add canned kidney beans, garbanzos, and other beans to canned soups or salads.
bullet Choose high-fiber snacks such as fresh and dried fruits, raw vegetables, low-fat popcorn, and whole-grain crackers.
bullet Add barley to soups and stews.
bullet And eat lots of fruits and vegetables.

 

Source: Yahoo News

 
 
 
 
 
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