Nutrition for Health and Fitness: Fiber in Your Diet (FCS8130/HE697)

Figure 1. To get more fiber in your diet eat an orange in the morning instead of drinking orange juice. Whole grains, fruits, and vegetables all contain dietary fiber. Fiber has many names, such as dietary fiber, total fiber, or just plain fiber. Eating foods that contain fiber is good for your health. This 6-page fact sheet provides tips on how to include foods with fiber in your diet. Written by Linda B. Bobroff, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, September 2012.