I'm sure this has been mentioned before but fiber and water are great (and often overlooked) weight loss tools! Make sure to get at least 8 cups of water and between 25-35 g of fiber every day.
Optimally you should get all your fiber from your diet. However if you are consistently short, or need a little boost, Benefiber is my favorite fiber supplement. Start adding slowly to avoid any side effects.
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Fiber Packed Water helps me with not being hungry during the day. 194
I like to add Equate Clear Soluble Fiber Powder to my water/green sun tea and that way I'm getting a little bit a fiber all day long and it also keeps me from feeling hungry. I read this in Women's Health or Good Housekeeping Magazine.
Water-soluble fiber keeps Dieters and Diabetics Full
Water-soluble fiber is found in oats, Psyllium, nuts beans, lentils, barley and most fruits and vegetables. This type of fiber absorbs water in the digestive tract, which is what helps you feel full and slows your digestion. Keeps blood sugar level b y slowing the absorption carbs in the blood. I take a Equate fiber pill daily which I buy at Walmart...helps keep my blood sugar level. Add a fiber supplement to your diet and see the difference.
Tomatoes, Swiss Chard, Spinach, ROMAINE Lettuce, Shredded cabbage, Melon, avacados, berries, apples sliced into green salads increase your intake of fiber and water. Other high water foods are: celery, cucumbers, radishes, carrots, asparagus, Artichokes broccoli, cauliflower, sprouts, and mushrooms. Fruits with high water content are strawberries, watermelon, grapefruit, and cantaloupe. Eat foods that act as a diuretic and they will help you to lose retained water weight. Soup is good too~
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