SCI 241 Week 3 Checkpoint - Smaller meals equal less...

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Week 3 CheckPoint Assignment – Fiber Research Fiber is primarily used by the body to make the cleaning out process much simpler. Fiber will travel through the body in the form in which it enters the body. Certain fiber does not get digested by the body during the digestive stage. Therefore it pushes any foods that were digested through the intestines with ease causing a bowel movement. Another function of fiber is to regulate and control just how full the body is. The fiber that you eat is pretty much what gives you the feeling of being full after eating a meal. Once your body gets that full feeling, it is just that much easier to stop eating.
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Unformatted text preview: Smaller meals equal less calories eaten which in turn might result in weight loss. Some foods in which you can find some fiber would be oats, wheat, and pretty much any food that is associated with any part of a plant. There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. The primary and perhaps the most obvious difference between them is that soluble fibers can be dissolved in liquid or water while insoluble fibers aren’t. Insoluble fibers move through the digestive system as a whole and increases stool bulk making it easier to produce bowel movements....
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