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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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Barley

It may be best known as a raw ingredient in beer and whisky, but barley is a whole grain, too, and a good source of heart-healthy beta glucan.

A recent study found that healthy people who ate barley with their breakfast felt less hungry before lunch than study participants who ate wheat or refined rice.

Try this recipe: Barley Risotto Primavera

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