Getting your fill of fiber can seem tough, especially if you’re not in the mood for vegetables.
You may be surprised on what foods have high amounts of fiber. And why do we care about having enough fiber in our diets? Keep reading for more about why fiber is important and some high-fiber foods you can include in your everyday lifestyle.
Getting enough dietary fiber is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Dietary fiber, also called roughage, includes plants, fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grain parts that your body can’t fully digest. Dietary fiber passes through your digestive tract largely undigested, until it reaches the colon or large intestine where some fibers are fermented by microbiota.