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FDA Video on Kids and Fiber Available

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Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - Food and Drug Administration

September 21, 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has produced and posted on its website a new video for consumers on the importance of fiber in the diets of children.  The video also provides information about sources of dietary fiber, and how much fiber children need daily.

The video, titled Kids ‘n Fiber, features FDA nutrition expert, mother and dietitian Shirley Blakely, PhD, providing tips on how to incorporate fiber in a child’s diet.