Eat Beans

Here’s a way to up your fiber intake. Be sure to increase fiber slowly and be sure to increase your fluid intake at the same time.

  • Eat beans–in your salad, in soup, as a side dish, in a wrap, with scrambled eggs, in a burrito, or pureed into a dip. They are little powerhouses, with about 8 grams of protein per ½ cup and 8 grams of fiber. Think black beans, chickpeas, pinto beans, navy beans, kidney beans, and white beans.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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