See which fruits, vegetables, and snacks are packed with fiber in this episode of 60 second solutions.
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How to Choose Heart-Smart Foods Prevention’s 60-Second Solutions Amanda Junker Prevention.com We all know that foods like oatmeal, granola, bread, basically anything brown and crunchy is packed with fiber so they can help reduce your risk of heart disease but the bread isle isn’t the only place we can find your fiber. Other foods like fruits, vegetables even peanut butter can help increase your fiber intake. Let’s take a look at some surprising heart smart foods you should put in your cart. 1 cup of cooked green peas contains 9 grams of fiber that’s more than double that you find in one serving of oatmeal. Half an avocado contains 7 grams of fiber plus it’s chalk full of heart healthy mono and saturated fats. One tablespoon of chunky peanut butter contains 3 grams of fiber and 8 grams of proteins help fill you out so you can eat less and maintain a healthy weight. Another important factor for a healthy heart and the perfect pair for peanut butter, bananas, one banana contains 4 grams of fiber and potassium to help stabilize blood pressure. Check back tomorrow for another 60-Second Solution.