A Guide to Recommending Fiber Supplements for Self-Care

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The health benefits of dietary fiber are extensive and wide-ranging, yet most Americans do not consume the recommended amount of fiber from their diet. Fiber supplements may be used as a means to augment a low-fiber diet. But which, if any, of the benefits of dietary fiber are achieved through supplementation? And are all fiber supplements equally effective? An evidence-based approach to recommending fiber supplements for self-care will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)589-591
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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