We spent a lot of time in class talking about nutrients and the RDA for teens for the nutrients we learned about. We also evaluated all of that with our food logs. I think we all know fiber is good for us, but do we really make sure we get proper amounts? Fiber is good for you. It doesn't just help with digestion, but it does other things to prevent health issues. Studies show that majority of American people aren't getting enough fiber. When we saw the China study in class, we learned that our country is obese. Along with this, I guess I can say people living in this country are becoming more and more unhealthy.
Do you think more people should know about this to increase their intake of fiber?
Should fiber be an essential part of everyone's diet?
Do you think fiber is beneficial?