Patient Education Program
Fiber Guide

* Experts recommend 35 grams of dietary fiber daily.

FOOD SERVING SIZE FIBER GRAMS / SERVING CALORIES / SERVING
VEGETABLES
Artichoke 1 globe 6.0 60
Asparagus 1/2 cup 2.0 25
Beans:
  - Green 1/2 cup 1.2 15
  - Kidney 1/2 cup 5.5 115
  - Lima 1/2 cup 6.0 85
  - Pinto 1/2 cup 7.5 120
  - White 1/2 cup 5.5 120
Beets 1/2 cup 1.6 40
Broccoli 1/2 cup 2.8 25
Cabbage 1/2 cup 2.0 15
Cabbage 1/2 cup 0.8 10
Carrots 1/2 cup 2.5 35
Cauliflower 1/2 cup 2.0 15
Cauliflower 1/2 cup 1.2 12
Celery 1/2 cup 1.0 10
Corn 1/2 cup 2.0 65
Cucumber 1/2 cup 0.4 7
Eggplant 1/2 cup 1.2 12
Green Peas 1/2 cup 4.5 60
Lettuce 1/2 cup 0.4 5
Onions 1/2 cup 1.5 30
Potato 1/2 cup 1.5 65
Spinach 1/2 cup 2.7 25
Tomato 1/2 cup 1.0 20
Zucchini 1/2 cup 1.2 15
FRUITS
Apple 1/2 cup 4.0 80
Apricots 1 cup 4.0 75
Banana 1 medium 3.0 105
Blackberries 1 cup 7.0 75
Blueberries 1 cup 4.0 80
Cantaloupe 1 cup 1.2 55
Grapefruit 1 medium 3.0 80
Grapes 1 cup 1.5 115
Orange 1 medium 3.0 60
Pear 1 medium 4.0 100
Pineapple 1 cup 2.0 75
Plums 1 medium 1.0 35
Prunes 1 cup 11.5 375
Raspberries 1 cup 8.5 60
Strawberries 1 cup 3.5 45
Watermelon 1 slice 1.0 50
GRAIN PRODUCTS AND NUTS:
Breads:
  - French 1 slice 1.0 70
  - Rye 1 slice 1.5 70
  - White 1 slice 0.5 70
  - Whole Wheat 1 slice 2.0 70
Cereal:
  - Bran 1oz (28gm) 10.0 70
  - Corn Flakes 1oz (28gm) 1.0 110
  - Oat Bran 1oz (28gm) 4.0 70
  - Oatmeal 1oz (28gm) 3.0 110
  - Shredded Wheat 1oz (28gm) 3.0 100
Crackers:
  - Graham  1 square 0.1 30
  - Saltine  1 regular 0.1 15
Rice:
  - Brown  1/2 cup 2.0 110
  - White 1/2 cup 0.5 100
Spaghetti 2 oz / (57gm) 2.0 225
Almonds 1/2 cup 6.5 350
Peanuts 1/2 cup 6.0 390
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