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Fiber & Whole Grains

Fill Your Day With Fiber

From healthy hearts to happy outlooks, a diet high in fiber can help ensure the all-around wellness of your family. Yet in spite of the strong evidence of the benefits of fiber to overall health, nine out of 10 of us do not get enough of this vital nutrient.1

But what, exactly, is enough?

According to the Institute of Medicine, daily fiber recommendations are based on gender and age. And while at first glance these recommendations would seem simple to achieve, the truth is that most of us fall well short of these healthful goals. That means we’re losing out on all of fiber’s helpful benefits, like promoting good digestive and heart health. 2-4

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To help address this shortfall of fiber in our diets, we offer a selection of delicious Kellogg’s cereals — including All-Bran®, Frosted Mini-Wheats®, and Raisin Bran® — that provides a good or excellent source of fiber in every bowl.

But a great-tasting Kellogg’s cereal with fiber is just the start. So to help you make the most of every meal, our Fiber Trackerext-link lets you develop informed choices about the foods you eat — giving you the knowledge you need to transform a good morning into a great day.

CLICK HERE FOR SOME FIBER-RELATED NEWS FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES.

 

 

 

 

References

  1. Mosfegh A, Goldman J, Cleveland L. 2005. “What We Eat in America,” NHANES 2001-2002. “Usual Nutrient Intake from Foods as Compared to Dietary Reference Intakes.” U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service.
  2. International Food Information Council Fiber Fact Sheet 2008
  3. Guamer et al (2003) Gut flora in health and disease. The Lancet 360: 512-519
  4. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008 Issue 2. Priebe MG, van Binsbergen JJ, de Vos R, Vonk RJ. Whole grain foods for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/en/ab006061.html