Fiber

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Fiber
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2010-09-17 01:41:53
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Facts about fiber
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  1. How much fiber should people eat?
    Children and adults should consume at least 20g of fiber per day from food, not supplements. The more calories you eat, the more fiber you need. Teens and men may require upwards of 30 to 35g per day. But the average american eats only about 15g per day.
  2. What are some sources of soluble fiber?
    Oatmeal, oatbran

    Nuts and seeds

    Legumes

    Beans

    Dried peas

    Lentils

    Apples

    Pears

    Strawberries

    Blueberries
  3. What are some sources of insoluble fiber?
    Whole wheat bread

    Barley

    Couscous

    Brown rice

    Bulgur

    Whole grain breakfast cereals

    Wheat bran

    Seeds

    Carrots

    Cucumbers

    Zucchini

    Celery

    Tomatoes

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