High fibre foods recommended

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  1. Racheldublin

    Racheldublin Full Member

    Hi all,

    Doc has ordered me to increase my fibre intake ...

    Any recommendations?

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  3. sigourney

    sigourney Gold Member

    Green veg...... Weetabix..... Brown bread.... Fruit...... X
  4. Racheldublin

    Racheldublin Full Member

    Thank u,

    I had been eating readybreak everymorning and got a good telling off from the doc!
    Thought i was being good.. Apparently not!

  5. sigourney

    sigourney Gold Member

    It's very filling and very healthy... But sadly not a lot of fibre.... Weetabix or allbran if you like them are packed with fibre... X
  6. Racheldublin

    Racheldublin Full Member

    Thanks girls seen a big diff on the scales this week after all the fibre xx

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  7. Lynn8124

    Lynn8124 Gold Member

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    Heya rachel, are you finding the fibre keeps you fuller for longer?
  8. Aline

    Aline Gold Member

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    Hi Rachel!

    The others already said the most important: lots of fruits and vegetables, only whole foods (brown rice, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat cereals, such as weetabix and all-bran, ...).
    I would like to add the importance of drinking at least 1.5 litres of water (3 pints or 6 glasses) everyday because fiber needs water to bulk and work properly ;)

  9. sigourney

    sigourney Gold Member

    I agree ... Lots if good fibre.. Lots of water..low fat.. High protein.. If you stick to that I'm sure you will lose weight whilst remaining healthy :) x
  10. zzjanliz

    zzjanliz Full Member

    pulses are also very high in fiber...like lentils and chickpeas and beans. Also you can buy packs of high fibre bran/seed mixes that you can sprinkle on your cereal to increase the fibre content...maybe hit the health food store. Also you can take a supplement of slippery elm which you have as a drink with lots of water...that is VERY high!
  11. Racheldublin

    Racheldublin Full Member

    Thanks 4 all the tips girls.., im going to hit the health food store tomo defo! I find now the fibre makes my digestion process much more regular and i do feel much fuller longer too xx

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