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Unformatted text preview: close to its original form. According to the article they say that the age plus five rule should be applied, meaning that if you have a five year old it would be 5+5=10g of fiber. Once you become an adult and consuming at least 1500 calories per day 25g total would be well tolerated. (Van Horn, PhD, RD, 1996) The things I learned from doing the research that I did not know before are the differences between soluble and insoluble fiber. Plus, I had no idea that so many foods were good sources of fiber. Foods like citrus fruits, strawberries, cabbage, and it can even be found in apple skin. WEEK 3 FIBER RESEARCH CHECKPOINT 3 Reference Van Horn, PhD, RD, L. (1996, December). Fiber, Lipids, and Coronary Heart Disease. Retrieved from http://www.circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/95/12/2701...
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