Interested in learning more about dietary fiber? Dr. Holscher is quoted by Julia Belluz for an article in Vox.
While we obsess about carbs and protein, we’ve ignored fiber — at our peril.
When we fret about the deterioration of the American diet, we tend to focus on the excessive amounts of sugar, salt, and calories we’re now eating.
Fiber. Only 5 percent of people in the US meet the Institute of Medicine’s recommended daily target of 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men. That amounts to a population-wide deficiency — what nutritionists call the “fiber gap.”
Read the full article: https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18214505/fiber-diet-weight-loss