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  • Writer's pictureFredericksburg Fitness

Why is Fiber Important?

Fiber is important for the health of the digestive system and for lowering cholesterol.

What are the benefits of consuming fiber?

  • Helps to regulate blood sugar levels

  • Promotes regular bowel movements

  • Lowers cholesterol

  • Helps you feel fuller for longer

  • Fosters a diverse, happy gut microbiome

  • Aides in healthy weight loss

Examples of high-fibrous foods:

  • Apple

  • Orange

  • Blueberries

  • Pear

  • Raspberries

  • Broccoli

  • Split peas, boiled

  • Carrots

  • Lentils, boiled

  • Black beans


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