Boost Your Fiber Intake to Lose Weight (Page 6)


Instead of: White pasta with red sauce (212 calories, 2 g fiber)
Choose this: Whole-wheat pasta topped with 1/2 cup mixed veggies and sauce (174 calories, 4 g fiber per cup)

You gain: 2 grams of fiber
Bonus: Trace minerals—such as magnesium, a nutrient needed for a healthy metabolism—that are removed when grains are refined. Speaking of burning calories, here are easy ways to boost your metabolism.

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