Training & Nutrition - Natural sources of fiber
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04-01-08, 10:07 PM
I get most of mine from cereal any other good natural sources?
04-01-08, 11:05 PM
Beans are very high fiber. Oroweat Double Fiber bread is a pretty good sandwich bread and has 6 grams of fiber per slice.
04-01-08, 11:57 PM
2.5 cups of pinto beans will get you about 37 grams fiber which is plenty. You will also be able to keep people from drafting too close.
04-02-08, 05:29 AM
Broccoli is virtually fat-free, low in sodium and contains more vitamin C than an orange! Vitamin C is great for your hair, skin, teeth, fighting infections and keeping red blood cells healthy. Broccoli is also a good source of folate, iron, fiber, potassium and vitamin K, and has more calcium than a glass of milk
04-02-08, 05:57 AM
Corn husks and peanut shells*
*seriously- I like to eat peanuts still in the shell.
04-02-08, 06:43 AM
Fruits, vegetables, flaxseed
04-02-08, 08:33 AM
04-02-08, 06:39 PM
I hear carbon is pretty good. :)
Also psyllium husks if your post is about avoiding constipation. Put a spoonful in a glass of orange juice and let it sit for a while before drinking.
+1 on psyllium husks. I take 'em in the capsule form.
04-06-08, 12:30 PM
Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Pasta, good source of protein as well. Arnold's Double Fiber Wheat Bread, goes great with pb&j!
04-06-08, 04:06 PM
Brown rice is one of my favourite. Whole grain bread. Fruit and vegetables.
Fruit juice has no fibre, but if you make a smoothy with pieces of fruit you have a tasty treat with healthy fibre.
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