Keyword: fiber

Could white rice be the cause of my digestive issues?

White rice is a refined carbohydrate and breaks down quickly. It’s typically an easy starch to digest and should not cause digestive issues. However, it’s not the best choice for weight management. Brown and wild rice are better for fiber because they contain about 3 grams of fiber per cup compared to less than 1… Read more »

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What is the daily recommendation for fiber intake?

In 2002, the guidelines for adequate intakes of total fiber were established as: Children 1-3y: 19g/d Children 4-8y: 25g/d Boys 9-13y: 31g/d Girls 9-13y: 26g/d In general, adults need 25-35g/day. If you get at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day you will meet your needs.

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