Friday, February 18, 2011

6 Fruits and Veggies: High Fiber, Low in Calories

Great way to keep your weight down by snacking on these fruits and veggies - all are high in fiber, low calorie, packed with nutrients, low in sodium and bursting with flavor!

1. Artichoke : (1 cup): 8 g fiber, 87 calories.
   Frozen artichokes have nearly as much fiber as fresh ones.

2. Raspberries: (1 cup): 8 g fiber, 64 calories.
    High in cancer fighting ellagic acid.

3. Pumpkin (1 cup, pureed): 7 g fiber, 116 calories.
    Provides a rich source of alpha and beta carotene.

4. Brussel Sprouts (1 cup): 6g fiber, 65 calories.
    Brussel Sprouts have more protein than most veggies.

5. Pear (1 medium): 6 g fiber, 103 calories.
    Pears are high in soluble fiber, which lowers cholesterol.

6. Kiwi (1 cup): 5 g fiber, 110 calories
    One kiwi provides 273% of your daily Vitamin C needs.

What are YOUR  favorite go-to healthy low calorie snacks? Let me know!

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