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Fiber 1 Fiber Fiber Sonja Saltzgiver Axia College of University of Phoenix
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Fiber 2 Fiber is extremely important for all people. As we age, we need to make sure we are getting enough and that it is the right type. Children need to get enough fiber from the start for a strong life too. It is how we get this fiber and the types of fiber that will make the difference between living healthy or living a wan life. The main function of fiber is to regulate a person’s digestion. Benefits of a fiber rich diet would include lower cholesterol and a healthier gastrointestinal tract. (Linda Van Horn, 1997) The better we eat and ensure our fiber intake, the better we will be in the future. With the general explanation of where to find fiber and which fiber is found where, we need to know why some are considered insoluble and others soluble. To define soluble, it is fiber that is dissolvable. This fiber will swell when mixed with a liquid and form a gel. This is the type that may help with glucose monitoring and with cholesterol concerns. Oats are a great resource of
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course SCI/241 SCI/241 taught by Professor Tierapacklawyer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 3 day 4 Fiber - Fiber Fiber 1 Fiber Sonja Saltzgiver...

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