What Are Some Great Sources of Fiber?

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Dietary fiber is an essential, yet confusing, part of your daily diet. Fiber is technically a carbohydrate, but the human body is unable to digest it. Despite that fact, fiber actually has a number of valuable health benefits, like regulating digestion and lowering cholesterol. Get more fiber in your diet by eating the foods in this gallery!

If you like to eat staple foods like chili, burritos, or soup, then you're probably getting a good dose of fiber in your diet. Of course, that's only true if they feature beans. Beans are a superfood chock full of fiber and protein. These popular beans have a generous 15 g of dietary fiber per serving:

  • Black beans
  • White beans
  • Kidney beans