What vegetables and fruits are high in fiber ?
Some fruits and vegetables which are high in fiber are:
Greens — collards, kale, turnip greens,Lima beans, Mushrooms,Potato with skin,
Pumpkin, canned,Peas — black-eyed peas, green peas,Peppers, Rhubarb,Spinach,Sweet Potatoes,Apples,Avocado,Bananas,Berries — Blueberies, Blackberries, Raspberries, etc.
Dried Fruits — Figs, Raisins, Apricots, Dates, etc.,Gua
These high-fiber vegetables are also goitrogenic, meaning that they promote thyroid enlargement and can potentially cause or aggravate hypothyroidism. Typically, the risk is highest when these foods are consumed raw, regularly, and in substantial quantity. Cooking eliminates most goitrogenic properties.
Soluble fiber is found in varying quantities in all plant foods, including: legumes (peas, soybeans, and other beans) oats, rye, chia, and barley some fruits and fruit juices (including prune juice, plums, berries, bananas, and the insides of apples and pears) certain vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, and Jerusalem artichokes root tubers and root vegetables such as sweet potatoes and onions (skins of these are sources of insoluble fiber) psyllium seed husk (a mucilage soluble fiber).