Incidentally, a new study by Lancet reported that “if 1,000 people transitioned from a low-fiber diet (under 15 grams per day) to a high-fiber diet (25 to 29 grams per day), they’d prevent 13 deaths and six cases of heart disease.” As such, they make the connection of fiber to the health of our gut biome. Here’s an article in Vox that sums it all up very nicely.
And here are ingredients from two widely available salad toppers:
“Other Ingredients: sunflower seeds, soybeans, textured soy flour, rice, onion, carrots, canola oil, red and green bell peppers, salt, sugar, parsley, barley malt extract, caramel color, natural and artificial flavor, lactic acid, yeast extract, disodium inosinate and guanylate (flavor enhancers), and FD&C red 3.”
“Other Ingredients: Dried cranberries (cranberries, sugar, glycerin, sunflower oil), honey roasted pecans (pecans, honey powder (sucrose, wheat starch, honey), vegetable oil (may contain one or more of: canola, sunflower, and/or soybean), sugar, maltodextrin, xanthan gum, salt).”
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