What foods are high in fiber & water?
Foods abound with both fiber and water help in effective maintenance of the digestive system, shedding extra weight and keeping cardiovascular diseases at bay. Foods rich in fiber and water content include:
- Spinach is 80 percent fiber which gives a sense of a full stomach and its water content helps in digestion. A cup of spinach has 14 grams of fiber.
- Citrus fruits like orange and grapefruit are also very rich in fiber. A fresh medium sized orange has 3.1 grams of fiber and lots of water. In case of a medium sized grapefruit the fiber content is 12.24 grams. These citrus fruits are considered to have the highest water content among all fruits.
- Cabbage has oodles of water and fiber. Uncooked cabbage has 4.2 grams of fiber and when cooked, the fiber remains 3 grams.
- Apples and Berries are also savoury sources in which you get lots of water and fiber in each bite.
By a regular inclusion of the above mentioned foods in daily diet, requisite amount of fiber and water intake for effective body functioning can be ensured.
Source: Expert Content Jan 16, 2013
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