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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Fiber Fun Facts

  • North Americans ate 10 times more fiber 100 years ago than they do today
  • Fiber has zero calories
  • Fiber is only found in carbohydrates. Yet not all carbohydrates contain fiber
  • High-fiber foods provide long term energy to your body because they are digested and processed more slowly than refined carbohydrates
  • Only 1 in 5 Americans have an idea how much fiber they consume on a daily basis, and only 1 in 4 know how many grams of fiber are recommended each day

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