Weekly Wisdom – Soluble Fiber… May help reduce abdominal fat

August 27, 2012
Sherri Meyer, MG Registered Dietitian,

Soluble Fiber… May help reduce abdominal fat

Consuming soluble fiber: may reduce accumulation of visceral (abdominal) fat as we age
Soluble fiber sources: fruits (apples, oranges, pears), vegetables (peas, corn, carrots, Brussels sprouts), oats, barley, beans & lentils
A high fiber diet (soluble or insoluble) may be helpful in prevention of overall weight gain

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