Need Fiber? Here’s How to Load Up During Breakfast

Georgette Uncategorized Leave a Comment

There are few people I know who are eating an appropriate amount of fiber without actively thinking about it.

It matters for a couple of reasons. If you…

  • Don’t go to the bathroom consistently
  • Are dealing with hormonal imbalances
  • Have poor gut health
  • Have high cholesterol
  • Care about your overall health

…then you should take a look at your fiber.

The amount of fiber you should get depends on you as a person but, generally speaking, the ladies should aim for 25g+ and the guys around 35g+. And no, this is not a ‘the-more-the-better’ situation. If you’re getting in over 50g fiber a day, it can actually have the opposite effect and cause digestive woes, constipation, and poor nutrient absorption. I see this a ton with my clients who love to pound Quest Bars.

While you should be getting in an adequate amount of fiber throughout the day, breakfast presents a really great opportunity to get a head start in a delicious way. Here are some of my favorite breakfast staples that are packed with fiber:

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