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Health Tip: Eat Lots of Fiber

Health Tip: Eat Lots of Fiber

08/10/10

(HealthDay News) -- Eating a high-fiber diet can help control constipation and maintain a healthy body weight.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine mentions these foods that are high in fiber:

  • Uncooked carrots, lettuce, broccoli, sweet potatoes and cooked asparagus.
  • Tomato and other vegetable juices.
  • Beans, lentils and other legumes.
  • Nuts and seeds.
  • Bananas, apples, pears, berries and dried fruits.
  • Whole grain foods, including whole-wheat bread and pasta, brown rice, popcorn and oatmeal.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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