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20 Best Foods for Fiber

If fiber were a drug, the world would be clamoring for it--yes, it's that good.
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Pear

As with most fruits with edible skins, pears are most nutritious and fiber-rich when their skins are left intact. "Keeping the skin on is really important for fiber," Brown says. A medium-size unpeeled pear contains about 5.5 grams of fiber.

Try this recipe: Warm Pear With Cinnamon Ricotta

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