Friday, March 30, 2018
Fiber is incredibly important in the diet, and most people don’t get enough of it. Good digestion depends on fiber, as does weight management, healthy gut flora and disease prevention of serious conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity. According to the USDA, the fiber recommendation is about 40 grams for men and 25 grams for women; however, many health professionals feel that this is rather low. Regardless, most people aren’t even getting half of this recommended dose, and this can have major health consequences.