This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: They may be different, but both are needed for a healthy dietary fiber diet. A child that is two years old should be on a fiber diet. When a child reaches around five years old, they should have a fiber intake of around 10 grams a day. This is compared to an adult who should have around 25 grams of fiber intake a day. I think the biggest thing I was surprised about when reading up on fiber was how helpful it is in lowering cholesterol. I was under the impression that fiber was only useful for the digestive area....
View Full Document
- Spring '10