Ways to Get More Fiber
You've probably heard the dire statistic: The average American gets less than half of the daily recommended amount of fiber. Why? Even if you're being "good," It's not that easy to get 25 to 30 grams daily. But we've got some easy ideas that will help.
If the word fiber conjures up a box of brown flakes, it's time to open your eyes to the colorful possibilities of low carb, high-fiber plant foods. Transforming these fruits and veggies into quick and delicious dishes doesn't even require cooking.
Pineapple Avocado Couscous Salad Fish Fillets with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Gazpacho with Shrimp Blackened Chops with Pineapple Salsa Black Bean and Rice Salad Chicken Satay (Gluten Free) Snow Peas with Water Chestnuts and Bamboo Shoots Petite Peas with Greens Fruited Bean Bread Avocado Orange Salad
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