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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 ...

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Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 11/14.


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by Brenda Bell
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