Fiber checkpoint week three day four

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Fiber Fiber and our system Nutrition sci241 University of Phoenix Mark Watson October 14 2010 Kelley Gaske
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The main function of fiber in our system is to help regulate our digestive system. Recommended sources of fiber in foods are such products as whole grain breads, pastas, yogurts that contain fiber additives, flax seed. Soluble fibers are able to dissolve in water, where as insoluble fibers can not be dissolved and pass through our system in there natural form. Soluble fibers have many benefits, they can assist in lowering cholesterol also known as LOL, and they can also assist maintaining blood sugar levels. Some examples of soluble fiber enriched foods include oats and oatmeal, beans, peas, as well as fruits and vegetables. Insoluble fibers like soluble fibers have benefits to our system, such as reducing the risk for colon cancer, helping to avoid incidence of constipation, and hemorrhoids. Most insoluble fibers are found in bran layers of certain cereals. Dietary fibers are only found in plant products such as nuts, whole grains, fruits and
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