So today I want to share with you just what high fibre foods are. Fibre is a must in your diet and I will go more into what Fibre is and why you should be eating it but today I am going to outline what kinds of foods are high fibre foods so that you can add them to your menu.....
Pears. 5.5 grams in medium size pear.
Strawberries 3 grams in a cup.
Avocado 10 grams in one cup
Apples. 4,4 grams in a medium size apple
Raspberries 8 grams of fibre in one cup
Bananas 3.1 grams in medium size banana
Blueberries and Blackberries also are high in Fibre
Carrots 3.6 grams in a cup
Beets 3.8 grams in a cup
Broccoli 2.4 grams in a cup
Artichoke 10.3 grams in one artichoke
Brussel Sprouts 4 grams per cup
Lentils 15.6 grams per cup (cooked)
Kidney Beans 11.3 grams per cup (cooked)
Split Peas 16.3 grams per cup (cooked)
Chickpeas 12.5 grams per cup (cooked)
Quinoa 5.2 grams cup (cooked)
Almonds 12.5 grams per 100 grams
Chia Seeds 10.6 grams dried chia
Sweet Potatoes medium sized without skin 3.8 grams fibre
Dark Chocolate 10.9 grams per 100grams
Fibre is a very important nutrient and you need to be adding it to your meals. The Daily recommended intake is 25 grams for women and 38 for men.
Try adding some of these to your diet to increase your fibre intake which in turn keeps you fuller for longer and may even stop your cravings and you may even lose weight if needed.