Part 1 – The Diet

Q. How can I get more fiber in my diet?

A. Try to get at least 25 to 30 grams of fiber each day. Fiber helps with feeling satisfied after a meal and helps maintain regularity. When it comes to fiber, here are the best foods to eat:

• Blackberries
• Blueberries
• Apples
• Asparagus
• Green beans
• Beets
• Broccoli
• Corn Peas*
• Black beans*
• Pinto beans*
• Lima beans*
• Lentils*
• Oat bran*
• Barley*
• Citrus fruits*
• Flaxseed* (sprinkle on cereal or add to shakes)

*Good sources of soluble fiber, the heart-healthy kind

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