16 March 2009

  1. Fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Fruits also contains lots of fiber abut less sugars. Fiber works to slow your digestion and absorption. But if you still worried about calories, you can choose fruits with have higher water content such as peaches.
  2. Vegetables is more like fruits, loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. They tend to be much lower in calories than fruits but still have plenty of nutrients.
  3. Wheat flour. It contains vitamins, minerals and fiber that are taken out when white flour is made. Bread, macaroni and pasta all come in white and whole wheat varieties.
  4. Oatmeal has a lot of fiber in it. Try and stay away from the ones that are loaded with sugar. You can choose instant Oatmeal (only use hot water) or quick cook oatmeal (cook it only for 3 minutes).
  5. Legumes (beans, peas, peanuts) do not only deliver good carbs, they are also loaded with protein which is a good source for vegetarians. They are a good source of fiber as well as vitamins and minerals.

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