Is Fiber Good for Weight Loss?
Want to lose weight? Eat more of these 7 high-fiber foods that do the weight-loss work for you.
Why is fiber good for weight loss? For starters, it fills you up. When people were told to eat 30 grams of fiber daily, but were given no other dietary changes, they lost a significant amount of weight, according to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Plus one study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that boosting fiber by 8 grams for every 1,000 calories resulted in about 4 ½ pounds of weight lost in 2 years. Check out these 7 foods to get your fill of fiber.