Top Ten High Fiber Foods of the Week
November 7, 2005

High Fiber Health

Here are our Top 10 High Fiber Foods to get you going down the path to Fiberland. Don't forget to drink the water!

1. Apricot - 3 dried flavorful fruits give you 4.5 grams and may reduce the risk of certain diseases.

2. Avocado - 1/2 medium fruit (yes, avocado is a fruit) yields 2 grams of delicious creamy bites.

3. Green Beans - 1 cup of these at your Thanksgiving table will supply 2 grams of much needed fiber.

4. Blackberries- A stained handful provides 5 grams of fiber.

5. Dark Rye Bread - Give your white bread to the birds. 1 slice delivers 7 grams of daily fiber.

6. Kiwi - You don't have to go too far down under to appreciate the 5 grams of fiber found in this exotic flavor.

7. Almonds - Pure almond joy in just 4 nuts gives 1.5 grams fiber.

8. Popcorn- 4.5 grams of air popped pleasure in 3 1/2 cups

9. Potato - The misundersood carb. One simply baked with skin is worth 4 grams of basic fiber goodness.

10. Strawberries - 1 cup of sweetness for 4 grams of healthy fiber.

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