The Complete Idiot's Guide to High-fiber CookingBook - 2008
Increasingly, research shows that a high-fiber diet may help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, and other serious ailments. Moreover, a high-fiber diet helps with weight loss and can keep a person regular. The American Dietetic Association recommends that adults eat 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily. However, the typical American adult eats between 10 and 15 grams of fiber each day, while many adults eat much less. It's not easy to get that much fiber in your diet without a dedicated cookbook to show the way.
In The Complete Idiot's Guide to High-Fiber Cooking , readers will find-A grocery list of what to stock in your pantry. Information on the types of fiber and what foods contain the highest amounts. Recipes for delicious high-fiber breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and deserts. Tips on working fiber in to foods you like that aren't high in or that lack fiber.