• This Dietary Component Was Identified as an “Under-consumed Nutrient of Public Health Concern”

    4 monthes ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Here's a quiz for you. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee states that this dietary component is a nutrient of strong public health interest because so few people consume enough of it. Do you know what it is?
    No, it's not a vitamin or mineral - but another dietary component that's critically lacking in the standard American diet - fiber. In fact, less than 3% of Americans meet the dietary recommendations for fiber. Yes, fewer than 3%. Those are shocking statistics if you think about it!
    How much fiber should you get each day? Institute of Medicine recommends that men get at least 38...
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