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How much dietary fiber is in an apple?

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Mount Sinai Health Center lists the dietary fiber in a small apple as 3 grams, a medium apple as 4 grams and a large apple as 4.5 grams. Fiber can vary by preparation of the apple as well.

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How much dietary fiber is in an apple?
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Mount Sinai Health Center shows that the same large apple that has 4.5 grams of fiber will have 5 grams when baked. There are 3.6 grams of fiber in a 2/3 cup serving of applesauce.

Fiber is important for relieving constipation and maintaining regularity, lowering diabetes risk, lowering heart disease risk and maintaining a healthy body weight, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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