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Our Healthy Habit is Increase your fiber intake..here's a list..
HIGH FIBER FOODS LIST with TOTAL FIBER GRAMS (g)
Fresh & Dried Fruit Serving Size Fiber (g)
Apples with skin
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Click this link to see the high-fiber food ideas (shows serving size and fiber count): www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-fiber-foods /NU00582
By Mayo Clinic staff
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