Eat These High Fiber Foods For Weight Loss

Weight ManagementBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamFeb 22, 2021

If you want to lose weight, then it is important to include fiber foods in your diet. Fiber rich foods can help in keeping you full for longer hours and regulating the digestive system as well. According to experts, an average adult should have atleast 15 grams of fiber in their diet. Here are some rich fibre foods you should consume: 

1. Oats

Oats is a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber. One cup of dry oats contain upto 10 grams of dietary fiber. Many people consume it during breakfast. However, you can even make dosa and uttappam using oats. 

2. Apple

Fruits such as apple and pear are also good sources of fiber. And, 100 grams of apples have 1.4 grams of fiber. On the other hand, 100 grams of pear have 1.3 grams of fiber. You can have fruit salad to include them in your diet. Do not remove the peels as it has fiber. 

3. Lentils

Lentils are known to be a good source of protein but it is also a rich source of fiber. 100 grams of boiled Dal contains 8 grams of fiber. You can have it during lunch and dinner, and have it as a soup as well. 

4. Flax seeds

Flax seeds are also high fiber foods and beneficial for weight loss. You can put it on your breakfast cereal and in smoothie too. 100 grams of flax seeds contain 27 grams fiber, so include it in your diet for your weight loss regime. 

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