If I ate 21g Fibre daily, I would be horribly constipated. I need to eat an average of around 42g daily otherwise I suffer. I can occasionally get a way with in the 30's, but that is only if my fat consumption has increased a fair bit. I keep a Spreadsheet for my Dietitian, and she has noticed the need for a much higher amount than normally recommended.
Adult males, under age 50 38 grams daily Adult males, over age 50 30 grams daily Adult females, under age 50 25 grams daily Adult females, over age 50 21 grams daily Adult pregnant females 25-35 grams daily
Is this the new minimum or the maximum? I have always heard that as we age fiber is more important, not less needed.
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