What Is A High Fiber Diet?

Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate, with very beneficial properties for health. Because of its ability to absorb and retain water, it increases the fecal bolus and helps prevent constipation, possibly preventing certain tumors, reducing cholesterol and controlling diabetes.

Wholemeal bread, pasta, and rice, vegetables, fruits, and legumes are foods that contain fiber

Here we present a table with foods rich in fiber, the content is expressed in grams per 100 gr. of the edible portion of the product.

High Fiber supplements

High-fiber foods
foodsfiber content
White beans25.4
Dried beans19
dried figs, dried plums17
dried peas16.7
mashed potatoes16.5
Lentil chickpeas…12-15
almonds, pistachios …11-14
hazelnuts10
corn9.2
dates8.7
wholemeal bread8.5
peanuts8.1
quince6.4
spinach6.3
chard5.6
walnuts5.2
cookies5
olives4.4
breakfast cereals4
bananas3.4
cabbage and cabbage3.3
green beans, carrots …2.9
figs and brevas2.5
pear2.3
leek2.27
White bread2.2
Kiwi2.12