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Unformatted text preview: article? Children under two should gradually increase their fiber intake. Children over 5 should consume 10 grams of fiber a day. An adult on a 1500 calorie diet should consume about 25 grams of fiber a day. More fiber than 25 grams may not be tolerated by the body. o What did you learn about fiber that you were not aware of prior to reading this information? I knew that fiber played a role in our gastrointestinal health, but never knew that it lowered our LDL cholesterol. I also never heard of soluble and insoluble fiber, I only knew about fiber in general. Works Cited unknown. (2002, Febueary 21). Definition of Fiber, soluble and insoluble . Retrieved June 28, 2011, from MedicineNet.com: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3444 Van Horn, L. P. (1997). Circulation . Retrieved June 28, 2011, from American Heart Association, Inc.: http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/95/12/2701#R4...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course FINAL SCI230 taught by Professor Paige during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '11