15 High-Fiber, Low-Carb Foods Dietitians Want You to Eat More Of

By Cassie Shortsleeve, Source: Prevention

Keto—the high-fat, low-carb eating plan that no one could stop talking about in 2018—might be all the rage right now, but cutting out breads, oats, and certain fruits and vegetables could also mean you’re low on a crucial kind of carbohydrate: fiber. “Fiber plays a number of key roles in health promotion,” says Kate Scarlata, RD a Boston-based dietitian and author of The Low FODMAP Diet.

“It keeps our bathroom habits in check and regulates blood sugar, cholesterol, and the immune system.” But it could be even more important. “Recent science in the area of the gut microbiome is quite suggestive that gut health is the foundation of total body health,” she says.

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