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Fibre

  1. 1. Fibre By Chris Lowe and James Park
  2. 2. Facts about Fiber <ul><li>Fruits are long thread like structures that are present in vegetables, fruits and grains. </li></ul><ul><li>Fibers are a an essential nutrient for good health and are helpful in practising preventive health care. </li></ul>
  3. 3. More Facts About Fiber <ul><li>They are extremely useful in case of maintaining bowel regularity </li></ul><ul><li>Other benefits of fibers include lower cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease and managing chronic diarrhea. </li></ul><ul><li>Fibers are indigestible. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Facts about Soluble Fiber <ul><li>Soluble Fiber can dissolve. </li></ul><ul><li>Fibres are mainly compromised of pectins, gums, and mucilages. </li></ul><ul><li>Some fibers reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood and the risks of heart and artery disease and atherosclerosis. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Facts about Insoluble Fiber <ul><li>Insoluble fiber is indigestible and increases its bulk in the intestines and helps prevent constipation </li></ul><ul><li>It can also help you lose weight as it makes you seem to be full </li></ul><ul><li>Insoluble fiber can also help with controlling diabetes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples of Soluble and Insoluble Fiber Soluble Fiber Insoluble Fiber ·        Brazil nuts ·        Whole-grain breads and cereals ·        Fruits and vegetables with skins ·        Peanuts ·        Popcorn ·        Brown rice ·        Wheat bran ·        Apples ·        Barley ·        Dried beans ·        Beets ·        Carrots ·        Cranberries ·        Red currants ·        Gooseberries ·        Grapefruit ·        Concord grapes  ·        Oats (oat bran, oatmeal) ·        Oranges ·        Peaches ·        Pears ·        Sour plums ·        Prunes ·        Psyllium husk ·        Quinces ·        Rye ·        Sesame seeds  
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