Beans for Your Belly

Fiber — it’s the unseen essential that keeps your digestive system humming. Digestion tip: Guidelines say to get 25 grams of fiber every day. Beans are a perfect high fiber, low fat food, serving up about 19 grams per cup. Good news for those worried about flatulence from high fiber foods. Besides most dried beans and lentils, other good foods for digestion that have a high fiber content are whole grains, raspberries, and artichokes, among many other fruits and vegetables.