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Understanding Fibre Nutrition Claims

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Written by: CDHF

Updated: November 9th, 2022

Nutritional claims describe the relative amount of fibre in a food. An example of a nutrient claim would be: “a good source of fibre” or “high in fibre” which can be confusing. Here’s the low down on fibre claims:

Nutritional Claim and Fibre Content

Very High Source of Fibre: Minimum of 6 grams

High Source of Fibre: Minimum of 4 grams

Good Source of Fibre: Minimum of 2 grams

“Nutrition Facts” are the tables found on packaged food. They can help you make quick, informed food choices. When you look at the fibre content, look at the serving size and the number of servings. Be sure to count only the amount of fibre for the serving size you are ingesting. Use these tips to ensure you’re getting your recommended daily fibre intake.

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