The recommended intake of fiber is 14 grams per 1000 calories. Thus, depending on calorie requirements, a woman would need approximately 20 to 35 grams per day. Visit www.mypyramid.gov to see how many calorie you require each day. Visit our Fiber page to see the important roles of fiber and good sources in the diet.
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