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What are some really high fiber foods

that I can eat to help me go to the bathroom? I exercise daily and drink nothing but water all day long (except for my morning coffee). I eat very healthy, but I have trouble going to the bathroom regularly.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Feb. 26, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • mangos and prunes, sometimes you can find like little fiber packets to put into your drinks...those help too
    mariisasmommy

    Answer by mariisasmommy at 2:54 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • berries. fresh fruits, whole grain cereal are all high in fiber and very yummy...especially the berries
    aliishott2

    Answer by aliishott2 at 2:55 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • try the mini wheats cereals i LOVE the chocolate one...i can eat them right out of the box. i get my chocolate fix plus im more regular since i started eating them(sorry tmi)
    gothmama91

    Answer by gothmama91 at 3:00 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • Well, gothmama, if your post is TMI, then so is my whole question. lol I'm only 31 and already dealing with old lady problems...lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • Baked beans, pea soup and All Bran buds have a very high fiber content.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 3:15 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • First, drink at least 8 8oz glasses of water a day. Avoid animal products, simple grains like white flour and white rice, added/processed sugars. Build your meals around fruits and vegetables (7-8 servings a day, in at least three different colors) whole grains (5-6 servings a day) and legumes (at least two servings a day).

    Send me a message offlist if you would like recipe or meal ideas.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:40 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Warmed prunes, mini wheats or fiber cereal with warm milk, warmed fruits with granola topping (cobblers). Eating the foods that give you the roughage and helps move things along need to be warm in order to not shock your system and paralyze it until your body heats it up. You want your system to begin working on those foods right away and eating them warmed does just that.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 12:48 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

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