Do high fiber foods have added fiber?

To be labeled a “high fiber” food, a product must have at least 5 grams or more of fiber. This may involve adding in more fiber into the item such as extra bran or another fiber source. For example, some high fiber cereals or breads may have added fiber. But either way, I’m fine with that. Whole grains are good for you. They have B vitamins, protein, some minerals and, of course, fiber. Fiber can help keep us regular, lower cholesterol, manage blood sugar and keep us full. Aim for 21 to 38 grams of fiber a day. Consult with your healthcare provider about your individual needs.

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