What foods are high in dietary fiber?

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The main sources of non-starch polysaccharides or dietary fiber are found in cell walls of plants.

Below is a list of some foods high in fiber.

  • apples
  • pineapples
  • grapes
  • oranges
  • certain dried fruits (like dried apricots and prunes)
  • vegetables that are either raw or only lightly cooked (especially broccoli and cauliflower)
  • whole grains (like whole wheat and multi-grain bread, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pancake mix, whole grain breakfast cereal like Raisin Bran, oatmeal, etc.)
  • nuts and seeds
  • beans and legumes
  • potatoes (specifically, potato skins -- mashed potatoes don't count unless you mash them up with the skins on)
  • chunky vegetable pasta sauce or soup
  • veggieburgers
  • popcorn
  • corn
  • onions
  • carrots
  • oats
  • barley
  • avocados
  • bananas
  • 3 dried figs (10.5 grams)
  • Fiber One Bar (9 grams)
  • Fiber One cereal (9 grams
  • raisins
  • leafy green vegetables
  • Cabbage
  • Peppers
  • Granola
  • flax seeds
  • Asian pears
  • celery
  • Brown bread
  • peas

Please note: It is not recommended that you eat all of these foods in one day. You will get terrible gas and diarrhea if you do.
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