"High-fiber foods can also aid in weight loss. They absorb water to create a sense of being full, so you're less likely to overeat. And fiber-rich foods aren't usually as energy-dense as processed foods, meaning you can feel full on fewer calories."
Fiber Promotes Weight Loss
"Most women under 50 are getting about 40 percent less fiber than they should. And men are even worse, getting only about half the recommended amount. Fiber is good for your digestion and promotes weight loss, but it can also help prevent heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, diverticulitis and obesity."