Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber is here.

Fiber is a very important part of your diet. Although not mentioned as often, but it has very important benefits.

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Let’s take a look at some of fiber’s benefits.

A Few Facts on Fiber – Are You Getting Enough?

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Fiber By The Numbers

Okay, so I know more about fiber but how much do I need a day?

Women: 25 grams

Men: 38 grams

Kids: Their age is + 5 grams

How Can I Tell How Much Fiber Is In Food?

You can find out how much fiber are in most foods by reading the Nutrition Facts label on any packaged foods you eat

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Some foods that are high in fiber include:

  • Lentils-1 cup=15.6 grams of fiber
  • black beans
  • raspberries
  • bran flakes
  • whole wheat spaghetti
  • peanuts
  • pears-1 medium=5.5 grams

Works Cited Source: Focus on Fiber@ www.commonhealth.virginia.gov 

Well, I hope you enjoyed this week’s topic and stay tuned for next week.

Until next time, xoxo, and get it together girl!

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

 

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2 thoughts on “Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

  1. I look forward to the great information you provide on Wellness Wednesdays. As the saying goes, you are never too old to learn something new. I certainly will put to use, my increased knowledge of such pertinent health facts . Keep it coming! Kudos to Lady E!

    1. Thanks for commenting and glad you learned something. Please subscribe to stay tuned to my weekly topics as well as those from the other great writers!

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