When you're trying to lose weight...obviously you have to cut calories. But doesn't that leave you feeling HANGRY? 😤
Did you know there is something that can help you feel fuller longer?
Nope, not a magic pill. 💊
Do you know what it is.....it's FIBER!
How do you get healthy fiber?
Eat more fruits, vegetables, beans and grains.
How much is enough? The recommended daily amount is about 32 grams. So how do you know what much fiber is in your food?
Check this out:
Wheat Bran: 1 oz. = 13 g fiber
Chia Seeds: 1 oz. = 10 g fiber
Raspberries: 1 cup = 8 g fiber
Lentils: ½ cup cooked = 8 g fiber
Blackberries: 1 cup = 8 g fiber
Black Beans: ½ cup = 8 g fiber
Bulgur: 1 cup = 5 to 8 g fiber
Peas: 1 cup = 7 g fiber
Flax Seeds: 2 Tbsp = 6 g fiber
Artichoke: 1 medium = 6 g fiber
Pear: 1 medium = 5 g fiber
Oats: 1 cup cooked = 4 g fiber
Broccoli: 1 cup = 4 g fiber
Sunflower Seeds: ¼ cup = 4 g fiber
I know, for me, I try to have some berries for breakfast and that helps power me through my workouts. I also add flax and/or chia seeds to my daily shakes.
For more information and the facts behind this, visit this article.