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Wheat flour, whole-grain - 100g

Calories 339.0
Dietary Fiber 12.2
As a general rule of thumb, the Institue of Medicine of the National Academies recommends that children and adults consume 14 grams. of dietary fiber for every 1,000 calories of food eaten. Given the summary dietary fiber and calorie information presented above, there would be about 35.99 grams of dietary fiber per 1,000 calories of Wheat flour, whole-grain.

So, based on this information, can we consider Wheat flour, whole-grain to be a high fiber food? The answer is Yes - definitely.


The following table summarizes recommended Fiber intake amounts by age and gender.

Age (years) Average daily
calories
Fiber intake
(grams)
Dietary Fiber - Wheat flour, whole-grain - 100g Percent of Daily
Recommended
Fiber Intake
Children
1-3 1,404 19 12.2 g 64.21 %
4-8 1,789 25 12.2 g 48.80 %
Boys and Men
9-13 2,265 31 12.2 g 39.35 %
14-18 2,840 38 12.2 g 32.11 %
19-30 2,818 38 12.2 g 32.11 %
31-50 2,554 38 12.2 g 32.11 %
51-70 2,162 30 12.2 g 40.67 %
70+ 1,821 30 12.2 g 40.67 %
Girls and Women
9-13 1,910 26 12.2 g 46.92 %
14-18 1,901 26 12.2 g 46.92 %
19-30 1,791 25 12.2 g 48.80 %
31-50 1,694 25 12.2 g 48.80 %
51-70 1,536 21 12.2 g 58.10 %
70+ 1,381 21 12.2 g 58.10 %



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