A woman is supposed to eat 25 grams of fiber every single day. It help cleans out your system to prevent bloating and flatten your tummy, and also satiates your hunger, which is great if you're trying to lose weight. Getting your daily dose of fiber also lowers your cholesterol, prevents heart disease, and reduces your risk for breast cancer. That's a lot of good reasons to get your fiber-fill, but most women have a hard time meeting their daily quota. Since most foods don't contain a ton of fiber on their own, here are eight combinations to add more fiber to your diet.
- One cup of raspberries (8g) plus 15 almonds (2.1g): 10.1 grams of fiber
- One large pear (6.5g) and two tablespoons almond butter (4g): 10.5 grams of fiber
- Half-cup cup dry instant oatmeal (4g), one extra small banana (2.1g), and two tablespoons shredded coconut (5g): 11.1 grams of fiber:
- Half an avocado (6.7g), two tablespoons unsalted sunflower seeds (1.8g), plus eight cherry tomatoes (1.6g): 10.1 grams of fiber
Keep reading to see what other food combos contain 10 grams of fiber.
- One large apple (5.4g) plus a Ginger Snap Larabar (5g): 10.4 grams of fiber
- Eight whole-wheat Triscuits (4g), two tablespoons hummus (1g), and nine broccoli florets (5.5g): 10.5 grams of fiber
- One cup GoLean Crunch! Honey Almond Flax cereal (8g), 1/4 cup raisins (1.3g), plus two large strawberries (.7g): 10 grams of fiber
- One cup cooked quinoa (4g) and 1/2 cup kidney beans (10g): 14 grams of fiber