A new recommendation for dietary fiber in childhood.

  title={A new recommendation for dietary fiber in childhood.},
  author={C. S. Williams and Marguerite C Bollella and Ernst L. Wynder},
  volume={96 5 Pt 2},
OBJECTIVE The consumption of dietary fiber in childhood is associated with important health benefits, especially with respect to promoting normal laxation. Dietary fiber also may help reduce the future risk of cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and adult-onset diabetes. At present, there are few specific guidelines for dietary fiber intake in childhood. Our goals were to review the benefits and risks of dietary fiber in childhood and to propose a safe and effective quantitative… CONTINUE READING
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