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Hi everyone! What is your Fiber preference and method of taking it? Please share!

Mine:

Raw Kale salad

Ryvita crispbreads (pure rye flour cracker) with a meal as needed

Powdered psyllium husk mixed into something usually yogurt

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This is a good list of foods that make you poop and many of them are my favorites for Fiber. I’m big on Beans, grapes, pears, chia seeds and oatmeal.

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I haven't been cleared for non-soft foods yet, so I'm still not really getting enough Fiber (though I'm eating refried Beans as often as I can!). I'm trying to be patient about it--this initial stage, where I can't get enough Protein unless that's all I eat, and I still have to supplement, will eventually end, and I'll be able to reintroduce vegetables for real. I don't have a great understanding of exactly how long that takes, but I can eat a little more each week; I think the end's in sight. (And I think they'll clear me to move on to non-soft foods at my appointment in a week and a half, because I'm tolerating all the soft foods pretty well.)

I really liked chia seed "pudding" when I could have it, though! oatmeal, too.

Cauliflower "rice" or "mashed potato," snow peas and other veggies in stir fry, lettuce wraps for my sandwiches, crunchy apples, whole grain crackers... all things I look forward to having again, that should make for some decent fiber.

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Dried apricots. Eat a dozen of those and you'll be cleaned out overnight. (Or sooner)

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4 hours ago, redhead_che said:

Fiber one Cereal. Half a cup has basically a woman’s daily requirement

How do you eat the Cereal? Dry, as a topping on fruit/yogurt , with milk?

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5 hours ago, GreenTealael said:

How do you eat the Cereal? Dry, as a topping on fruit/yogurt , with milk?

Just dry, like a weirdo :)

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4 hours ago, redhead_che said:

Just dry, like a weirdo :)

Sounds like my kind of person!

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inulin

psyllium husks made into breads and tortillas and also mixed into teas (love it in Apple Cinnamon Tea) and coffees and smoothies

oat fiber, coconut flour made into LC breads and tortillas and cakes

nuts/seeds/avocados

veggies (lots of leafy greens, broccoli/brassicas, cauliflower/crucifers, artichokes, asparagus, etc)

berries & small amounts of apple with peels

small amts of fiber one, Wasa, GG Brancrisps, LC tortillas/flatout fiber wraps, beans/peas/lentils

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My "go to" Breakfast is Skyr (like greek yogurt, only less sugar) with a little granola and chia seeds. On weekends, I'll change it up and have oatmeal or shredded wheat for breakfast.

Fresh fruits or veggies every day help to get in fiber, but I still can't eat a lot of them. 1 apple is more than enough for an entire meal and I sometimes have to split it into 2 meals/snacks. I eat Beans or lentils whenever the opportunity arises. If I need a snack, I usually have a few nuts.

That being said, I still feel like I'm a little deficient sometimes. I tried psyllium husk addition to smoothies or yogurt but because I eat so slow, it turns into a thick goo that I'm not terribly exited about eating. So, I found SF fiber gummies, which I usually take once a day. They're only 5% of daily fiber needs, but they make me feel like I'm at least making an effort. Plus, they feel like an after dinner treat.

Been fortunate, I haven't really had issues with constipation. So, I guess I must be doing something right.

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Before I could eat fiber rich foods, I add benefiber to my Water. It is clear and has no taste. I still keep a togo packet in my lunch box for days where my system seems sluggish.

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