How much dietary fiber are you supposed to eat every day? 5 grams? 10 grams? Even 20 grams?
Actually, the answer is much higher. The Harvard School of Public Health reports everyone should eat 14 grams of fiber for every 1,000 calories consumed. The average American consumes between 2,000 and 2,500 calories a day. So, daily fiber intake needs to be 30 grams or more to meet recommended amounts. No wonder eating sufficient fiber is a struggle!
Glucomannan, a low-calorie fiber source, may be the solution to the fiber dilemma. Check out the many ways incorporating glucomannan into your diet increases overall health.
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