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How to understand fiber on nutrition labels

 

Sometimes, finding whole grains and fiber can take a bit of investigation. Many packaged foods come with a nutrition facts panel. Learning how to read this label will help you choose healthy, whole-grain options, with plenty of fiber, for your little one. Fresh fruits and vegetables are often not labeled, but are great sources of fiber, helping to aid digestion and prevent constipation.

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https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/InteractiveNutritionFactsLabel/factsheets/Dietary_Fiber.pdf (Accessed December 5 2018)

 

Bailey RL, Catellier DJ, Jun S, et al. Total usual nutrient intakes of US children (under 48 months): Findings form the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) 2016. J Nutr 2018; 148(9S):1557S-1566S. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy042.

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