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#494556 - 02/17/09 12:21 AM Your Daily Fiber Log
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
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How much fiber did you eat today?

I have an article on how important Fiber is in your daily diet - in NATURAL form from food, not just from pills.

Fiber and Nutrition

I just read a book which emphasizes that women should eat 25-35g a DAY of fiber.

Look at your daily menu for today. How much fiber did you get? If you're not sure, we can help out!
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#497173 - 02/25/09 12:24 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I get 8 grams a day from chewable tablets - I know, not the best source, but it's my safety net. I then get 2g from my morning EAS shake. So my daily minimum is 10g of fiber.

I try to have a salad each day, so that adds some.

I just had a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch, so with my 7 grain bread that's 8g for the 2 slices. So I'm up to 18. No salad yet today smile
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#497185 - 02/25/09 01:16 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I just bought some fiber tablets today... I know shame on me. I'm going out tonight and buying some of the pre-mixed salad greens and chicken breasts so that I can bring those for lunch.

I started eating wheat bread. Last time I tried it years ago, it tasted like cardboard, but recently it hasn't been so bad.

I'm off to checkout your article...I know backwards...it should be read THEN post. smile
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#497645 - 02/26/09 01:05 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Dianne W - Editor]
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I just found Lisa's High Fiber Food List - very helpful - thanks.

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#497702 - 02/26/09 02:00 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Nancy6]
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Yup the high fiber food list is here -

High Fiber Food List

Try to incorporate those into your daily menu!

Wheat bread is VERY good for you - far better health-wise than white bread. It's a very good idea to wean yourself onto wheat and multi-grain bread if you typically eat white bread!

I did have a salad for dinner yesterday so that helped. Today after my pills and shake I've had some whole wheat pita bread with hummis, and in a short while I'll be thinking about a real lunch ... I start my day late smile
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#497876 - 02/27/09 06:46 AM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I never buy white bread unless family is coming for dinner or to stay for a weekend. It makes me crazy that my grandkids are being raised on white bread - among other things that I don't approve of. smile
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#498629 - 03/01/09 03:05 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lynne - ChristianLiving]
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I'm not sure why families raise kids on white bread. I know I was raised on white bread and it took me many years to break that habit when I got to be an adult. Is it cheaper?
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#498683 - 03/01/09 08:14 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I was raised on white bread because it was cheap.. then when I went to live with my parents, my mom rarely bought white but instead bought wheat, rye, sourdough, etc. She did buy a loaf of white though for the kids that came to the house and weren't raised eating other breads that were healthier and in my opinion, tasted better.
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#498686 - 03/01/09 08:29 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lady J]
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I can't find anywhere on the web that lists prices of bread!! The next time I go to the supermarket I'm going to write down Wonder bread white and wheat to see what they cost. Does anybody know what they cost in their area?
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#498689 - 03/01/09 09:43 PM Re: Your Daily Fiber Log [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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well generic store brand white bread here is $.69 a loaf. Wheat is 1.19. Wonder is 2.59 for white and 2.99 for their wheat.
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