... high fiber food chart ... how much fiber do you need each day? The Institute of Medicine gives the following daily recommendations for adults: men: age 50 or younger - 38 grams, age 51 or older - 30 grams ... women: age 50 or younger - 25 grams, age 5
50 Fiber Rich Foods List - Well fiber is not really a "food". But fiber does help your brain function at its best. Fiber helps slow the absorption of sugar from your diet. Your brain operates 100% on sugar. But the trick is that the sugar must be delivered in a very steady stream and in the proper amount or your brain gets overwhelmed. Eating enough fiber slows your digestion and results in the sugar in your food being delivered into your bloodstream gradually.