12 Best Fiber Foods
When you think of fiber, do you think of bran flakes and Metamucil? Whether you have diabetes or not, it's smart to look at a food's fiber-to-carbs ratio. Carbs raise blood sugar but fiber can moderate that rise.
Fiber comes with a host of other health benefits, too -- and fiber foods make you feel full, thus helping beat back the flab!
Here are 12 to add to your grocery list today ...
Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 11/14.
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