Understanding Fibre Nutrition Claims

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“Nutrition Facts” are the tables found on packaged food which at times can be confusing. Here’s the low down on fibre claims that can help you make quick, informed food choices.

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:

“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.