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Fiber

View information on how much fiber you need per day, why fiber is important, and examples of high fiber foods.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Whole grains are important sources of many nutrients, including dietary fiber. Discover new ways to enjoy whole grains with these tips.

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Read about dietary fiber: what it is, where it is found, and how you can increase the amount of fiber in your diet.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus

Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary fiber.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Browse handouts about dietary fiber, with topics including fiber content of foods, types of fiber, and tips for increasing intake.