- Vegetables such as carrots, broccoli and potatoes (skins)
- Fruits such as apples, bananas and berries.
- Legumes like beans, lentils and peas.
- Wholegrains like bread, pasta, rice and breakfast cereals.
- Different grains like oats, barley, rye.
- Nuts and seeds like almonds and sunflower seeds.
How can I get 25g of fiber a day?
- 100 grams uncooked whole grains.
- 1 cup of cooked beans.
- 2-3 servings of fruits.
- 200 grams broccoli.
- ½ cup of leafy greens (kale, spinach)
- 1 tablespoon of flaxseeds.
- ? cup of mixed nuts.
What does a high-fiber diet look like?
The meals and snacks in this plan include plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds; not only that, but the foods in each category are known to have the highest fiber content—think chickpeas pear, oatmeal, black beans and chia seeds.
How much fiber should I eat a day?
How much fiber do I need each day? The American Heart Association Eating Plan suggests eating a variety of food fiber sources. Total dietary fiber intake should be 25 to 30 grams a day from food, not supplements. Currently, dietary fiber intakes among adults in the United States average about 15 grams a day.