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How much fibre you need in YOUR diet

Last updated on: December 27, 2012 18:20 IST

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We all know important it is to include fibre in our diets. But how much fibre do we need, exactly? Read on to learn more.

RDA of fibre for 1 to 3 years (boys, girls)

Daily recommended adequate intake of fibre for 1-3 years is 19 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.

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RDA of fibre for 4 to 8 years (boys, girls)

Daily recommended adequate intake of Fibre for 4 to 8 years is 25 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.


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RDA of Fibre for 9 to 13 years (boys)

Daily recommended adequate intake of Fibre for 9 - 18 years is 31 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.


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RDA of fibre for 9 to 13 years (girls)

Daily recommended adequate intake of fibre for 9 to 18 years is 26 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.


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RDA of fibre for 14 to 50 years (male)

Daily recommended adequate intake of fibre for 19 to 50 years is 38 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.


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RDA of Fibre for 14 to 50 years (female)

Daily recommended adequate intake of Fibre for 19 – 50 years is 26 grams.

(Source: Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences)

Fibre rich foods are split peas, lentils, green peas, raspberries, flaxseeds, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbage, oranges, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.


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