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Spearmint, dried - 100g

Calories 285.0
Dietary Fiber 29.8
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 104.56 grams of dietary fiber per 1,000 calories of Spearmint, dried.

So, based on this information, can we consider Spearmint, dried 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 - Spearmint, dried - 100g Percent of Daily
Recommended
Fiber Intake
Children
1-3 1,404 19 29.8 g 156.84 %
4-8 1,789 25 29.8 g 119.20 %
Boys and Men
9-13 2,265 31 29.8 g 96.13 %
14-18 2,840 38 29.8 g 78.42 %
19-30 2,818 38 29.8 g 78.42 %
31-50 2,554 38 29.8 g 78.42 %
51-70 2,162 30 29.8 g 99.33 %
70+ 1,821 30 29.8 g 99.33 %
Girls and Women
9-13 1,910 26 29.8 g 114.62 %
14-18 1,901 26 29.8 g 114.62 %
19-30 1,791 25 29.8 g 119.20 %
31-50 1,694 25 29.8 g 119.20 %
51-70 1,536 21 29.8 g 141.90 %
70+ 1,381 21 29.8 g 141.90 %



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