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26 fibre-filled foods: The weight loss trick you've been looking for

Redbook Logo By Karla Walsh of Redbook | Slide 1 of 27: What if we told you one magic pill could boost your metabolism, increase your lifespan, help you feel full, clear up your complexion, control your cholesterol, and reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes and heart disease? Okay, there's not a pill per say, but there is a single ingredient: fiber. Yet, despite all of the health benefits, research shows that nine out of ten of us fall short of the 25 or more grams we should squeeze in each day. To keep count throughout your day, aim for seven or more grams of fiber at breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus one to two snacks with three or more grams of fiber each. You can mix and match from this list of 50 dietitian-approved craving-busters to meet your daily quota while losing weight.

Why You Should Care

What if we told you one magic pill could boost your metabolism, increase your lifespan, help you feel full, clear up your complexion, control your cholesterol, and reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes and heart disease?

Okay, there's not a pill per say, but there is a single ingredient: fibre. Yet, despite all of the health benefits, research shows that nine out of ten of us fall short of the 25 or more grams we should squeeze in each day.

To keep count throughout your day, aim for seven or more grams of fibre at breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus one to two snacks with three or more grams of fibre each. You can mix and match from this list of 50 dietitian-approved craving-busters to meet your daily quota while losing weight.

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