Spinach and Prune Salad – High Fiber Recipe

Sweet and Sour Leafy Green Salad with Prunes This wonderful spinach and prune salad boost 7 grams of fiber! Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.00 Fiber: 7 grams Calories: 190 Ingredients: 5 cups torn and lightly packed romaine lettuce leaves 3 cups lightly […]

High Fiber Fruit Soup – Scandinavian Fruit Soup

Scandinavian Fruit Soup This is a delicious high fiber recipe. It is erfect as a warm soup or dessert. Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 8 hours, 15 minutes Number of Servings: 12 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Fiber: 4g Calories: 210 Ingredients: 1 cup dried apricots 1 cup dried sliced apples 1 cup […]

Foods High in Fiber

Foods high in fiber have numerous health benefits. Mostly known for preventing constipation, it also maintains cholesterol and blood sugar levels.  Dietary fiber is found only in plant foods – fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains. Meat, milk and eggs do not contain fiber. Sometimes the way food is processed affects its fiber content. For example, […]

High Fiber Diet: How Much Fiber Do You Need?

A high fiber food diet has several benefits; constipation prevention, maintain cholesterol and blood sugar levels and weight loss. A study by the American Dietetic Association reports the average person consumes only 14-15 grams of fiber a day. That is half of the recommend amount of 25 -35 grams of fiber per day. Foods with […]

Foods High in Fiber – Whole Fruit or Fruit Juice, Which is Better?

Fruits are high fiber foods which provide numerous health benefits. A common question is whether whole fruits are just as nutritious as fruit juice. The following explains the differences. The peel on fruits such as apples and the white pith on oranges are rich sources of fiber. Whole fruit provides much more nutrition than fruit […]