"Good carbs" are part of almost every weight-loss program's healthy, lean diet. "Good carbs" are complex carbohydrates like whole grains, nuts, beans, and seeds that require time and energy to digest into simple sugars for fuel.
Whole grain, unsweetened cereal with 4g fibre per serving is ideal. Cereal improves blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar. Kellogg's All-Bran Original, Kashi GOLEAN, and General Mills Fiber One are high-fiber cereals.
Apples contain pectin, a soluble fibre that promotes fullness and digestion. Pectin reduces calorie intake, according to research. Check out these healthier-than-you-thought foods.
One small container of yoghurt mixed with 1/3 cup All-Bran cereal, 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds, and 5 diced strawberries has 12.2 grammes of fibre, nearly half your daily allowance.
Each cup of vegetables contains 5 grammes of fibre. Hummus has fibre. This is a three-day-a-week afternoon snack. Here's what happens when you don't eat enough produce.
Almonds, raisins, cereal, and chocolate-covered peanuts. One handful is a high-fiber, sweet snack.
One whole wheat cracker contains 1/2 gramme of fibre. Ten crackers have 5g fibre. Spread nut butter on whole-grain crackers next time (look for natural nut butter to avoid trans-fats). How to eat more whole grains.