Improve Your Health With Fiber

Your fiber intake is a critical factor in weight loss and general well-being. Health professionals advise that adults should eat at least 25-35 grams of fiber each day. The current average in western countries such as Australia and the United States is well below the recommended levels. For many people, increasing your fiber intake would very likely lead to improved health outcomes. Check the following chart to see how much fiber you’re getting. Food Source – Dietary Fiber Content (grams) Mixed grain/brown bread (1 slice) – 1.5g White bread (1 slice) – 0.8g Rolled oats (1 cup cooked) – 3.3g Bran cereal (1/2 cup) – 7.5g Rice (1/2 cup cooked) – 0.8g Rice, brown (1/2 cup cooked) – 1.8g Spaghetti, …