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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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Corn

We're most familiar with the sunny, yellow version, but corn comes in a rainbow of colors—from pink to blue to black—each with its own special combination of antioxidant nutrients.

A single ear of corn, which is about a half cup of corn kernels, contains 2 grams of fiber. Popcorn is also a terrific—and low-calorie—fiber source, with about 3.5 grams of fiber per three-cup serving.

Try this recipe: Fresh Corn With Avocado, Scallions, and Spiced Scallops

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