Doctor Oz is always talking about the importance of going to the bathroom often… he sure does love poop! He played a game on his show called “Bathroom Boosters” to teach us about foods that move you! See if you can figure out which foods have the most fiber, and therefore will make you go to the bathroom. For healthy recipes, don’t forget to checkout Recipes For Diets!
Dr. Oz: Bathroom Boosters
1. Which has more fiber: artichokes, brussel sprouts or broccoli?
ANSWER: Artichokes! Artichokes have 10 grams of fiber (twice the amount of fiber found in broccoli or brussel sprouts), plus artichokes have many antioxidants and can help lower your cholesterol after a big meal.
2. Which has more fiber: quinoa, Bulgar or brown rice?
ANSWER: Bulgar! Bulgar is a roasted and cracked wheat that is commonly found in the Mediterranean diet. Bulgar is also rich in protein, reduces your risk of heart disease and reduces your hunger after a meal… sounds fabulous!
3. Which has more fiber: garbanzo beans, kidney beans or navy beans?
ANSWER: Navy beans! Navy beans have 19 grams of fiber per cup and are also high in magnesium, which is good for blood pressure.