Dietary fiber is one of those nutrients that sometimes flies under the radar, maybe because it doesn't have "vitamin" in front of it. But it's as important as any vitamin or mineral in the book, playing roles in healthy digestion, weight maintenance, and even heart health. Fiber is a nutrient worth knowing. Here, test your knowledge of this essential carbohydrate (and see if you're getting enough!).
Most people need about how many grams of fiber per day?
10 to 15 grams
15 to 20 grams
20 to 35 grams
Of these nut varieties, which has the most fiber?
Of these fruits, which has the highest fiber content per serving?
Which of these foods has 15 grams of fiber per serving?
Which type of legume has more fiber?
When choosing a type of pasta as a fiber source, your best bet is:
Of these berries, which one gives you the most fiber?
Which of these breakfast foods is the more substantial fiber source?
None of the above
Of these high-fiber legume products, which usually costs the least?
Canned kidney beans
Dried lima beans
Between organic and conventional, where will you get more fiber?