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Unformatted text preview: estinal health heart disease, ↑ __________________________ Should come from foods including fresh fruits and vegetables, and those made from _______ whole grains _______________________ Fibre _______________ "viscous" Soluble (______________) fibres Gel Turns to a _______ in the intestinal tract, binds to liver bile made from body’s cholesterol Help decrease blood glucose and cholesterol levels ________________ legumes, oat bran, barley Citrus fruits, ____________________________ Insoluble ________________ fibres Absorbs water _____________________ in the intestinal tract constipation ↑ fecal bulk, help prevent __________________ most vegetables Wheat bran, _______________________, wheat cereals Vitmins ______________________ Organic micronutrients ____________________________ required in small amounts for normal growth, reproduction, and maintenance of health coenzymes Often __________________, facilitating action of enzymes to help initiate a variety of body responses: Energy production • _____________________________ • Use of minerals Growth of healthy tissue • _____________________________ 13 4 __________ essential vitamins (_____ fat9 soluble, ______ water-soluble) 6 Vitamins ______________________ WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS Capable of being dissolved in water, _absorbed directly ________________________ into bloodstream 8 B-complex vitamins _____________________________ (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, vitamin B12, biotin, pan...
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