How much fiber is too much?
|How much fiber is too much?||Darrell Miller||12/30/17|
December 30, 2017 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: How much fiber is too much?
Fiber is a necessity. It helps with digestion and the formation of proper bowel movements. A diet should contain plenty of natural foods that are high in fiber like vegetables and fruits. While most people get far to little fiber, it is possible to get to much. If you are consuming 70 mg a day, you will start to have GI problems. This includes bloating, gas, and diarrhea. It is best to avoid fiber supplements and foods artificially high in fiber.
- The average person only gets about 15 grams of fiber per day.
- Too much fiber can lead to unpleasant symptoms including bloating, constipation, and diarrhea.
- You would need to get more than 70 grams of fiber in one day to feel any unpleasant symptoms.
"You’d need to ingest over 70 grams to experience the unpleasant symptoms that too much fiber can bring on (namely, GI distress like bloating, constipation, or diarrhea). Considering the average person only gets about 15 grams of fiber a day, you’d probably have to try pretty hard to go overboard."
Read more: https://www.wellandgood.com/good-food/too-much-fiber-diet/