In overweight or obese adults, does increased daily fiber intake result in more weight reduction compared to routine fiber intake?

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EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWERProbably not. A bean-based high fiber is not superior to a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss (SOR: C, conflicting RCTs). Fiber goals may be easier to reach with a beanbased diet than a fruit, vegetable, and grain-based diet (SOR: C, small RCT).

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