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Young Farts

Why A High Fiber Diet Is Really Important For Kids

Doctors and nutritionists have preached the value of a high fiber diet in adults for years, but recent research suggests it may be just as beneficial for kids. Experts haven’t agreed on a recommended daily intake for young kids, but they do agree that childhood obesity, diabetes and chronic constipation may all be mitigated by an overall increase in fiber intake. So, while they sort their stuff out, here’s a list of high fiber foods — if you load your kid up on pears, bran cereal and beans, they’ll be ahead of the curve (but you might want to stock up on more diapers.

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