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Week 3 Checkpoint Checkpoint: Fiber Research Visit http://www.americanheart.org and click on the Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia link. Click On the F in the alphabetical listing, and then click on Fiber . Read about fiber in the online encyclopedia. Read the article, Fibers, Lipids, and Coronary Heart Disease, at http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/95/12/2701 . Write a 200- to 300-word response answering the following questions: o What is the function of fiber in the body? o What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber? o What is the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber? o What are the fiber recommendations for children versus adults, according to the article? o What did you learn about fiber that you were not aware of prior to reading this information? Format your citations according to APA standards. Post your response as an attachment to the Assignments link . Foods containing fiber are excellent resources for so many nutrients the body needs.
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2010 for the course SCI 241 AAHSM taught by Professor Michelledavis during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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