The Facts of Fiber - Fiber Choice®

The Facts of Fiber

August 20, 2019

Monitoring one’s health can feel like an overwhelming task. And, with what seems like a never-ending barrage of new diet trends, it may be tempting to put fiber health on the back burner. After all, dietary fiber is everywhere, right? Not so! Studies have shown that fewer than three percent of Americans are meeting the recommended daily intake of fiber,1even though its importance  to the human diet can’t be overstated. The benefits of fiber to the human body are far-reaching and have been shown to lower risk for illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.2

Knowing the benefits of fiber is one thing, but it’s another to put these into practice. Maintaining a healthy concentration of fiber in your diet may seem like a daunting task, but you may be surprised to learn how much (or how little) dietary fiber is in some of your favorite foods:

 

 

 

 

 

Even with all these delicious, fiber-filled options, getting all the dietary fiber you need each day can be a challenge. Fiber Choice® prebiotic fiber supplements contain inulin, a fiber found in many fruits and vegetables! No matter what your health goals may be, Fiber Choice prebiotic fiber supplements are a great way to get you one step closer to achieving them.

1 English N. The Most Surprising High-Fiber Foods. Health.com. https://www.health.com/food/the-most-surprising-high-fiber-foods. Updated June 1, 2018. Accessed July 21, 2019.

2 Robinson L, Segal R. High-Fiber Foods. HelpGuide. https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/high-fiber-foods.htm. Updated June 2019. Accessed July 21, 2019.