The amount of fiber in a food serving can be found listed in the package's nutrition label.

Grams of Fiber per Serving


< 2.5 grams

poor to fair source

2.5 to 4.9 grams

good source

>= 5.0 grams

excellent source


The amount of fiber in a serving is included within the total carbohydrate value. For a diabetic, the carbohydrate content of a serving of food with >= 5.0 grams of fiber can be adjusted for the fiber.


carbohydrate content for carbohydrate counting in grams =

= (total carbohydrate content) - (grams of fiber if >= 5 grams per serving)


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