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How much fiber should people eat?
Children and adults should consume at least 20g of fiber per day from food, not supplements. The more calories you eat, the more fiber you need. Teens and men may require upwards of 30 to 35g per day. But the average american eats only about 15g per day.
What are some sources of soluble fiber?
Nuts and seeds
What are some sources of insoluble fiber?
Whole wheat bread
Whole grain breakfast cereals
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