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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Terrorism RACISM HEALTHY AND FOR CREATED BY TYPES OF FIBER dissolves in water to form a gel SOLUBLE INSOLUBLE remains intact while passing through the body Anderson, J., Baird, P., Davis, R., Ferreri, S., Knudtson, M., Koraym, A., Waters, V, & Williams, C. (2009). Health benefits of dietary fiber. Nutrition Reviews, 67(4): 188-205. It is estimated that only 1 in 20 people in the United States get enough daily fiber Of these 19 people, 75% think they are getting enough fiber in their diet Fiber is the part of plants that the body can't absorb or digest WHAT IS FIBER? HEALTH BENEFITS Reduces blood pressure and inflammation Normalizes bowel movements Find your fiber from sources such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, seeds, and nuts! Stay full for a a greater amount of time Fewer calories for the same volume of food Lowers "bad" cholesterol levels Total Fiber per Serving (grams) K. Bowers C. Loar C. Sheehan Dietetic Interns Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Eastern Illinois University REFERENCES The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 25-38 grams of fiber daily for adults 12.3 g 11.1 g 6.6 g SOURCES OF FIBER 4.3 g 0.8 g 7.9 g 1/2 cup wheat bran 2.0 g 2.9 g 1/2 cup white rice 1/2 cup Fiber One Cereal 3 cups popcorn 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 tablespoons flaxseeds Controls blood sugar levels 1/2 large pear 1/2 cup kidney beans Slavin, J. (2008). Position of the american dietetic assocation: health implications of dietary fiber. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108: 1716-1731. Harvard University Health Services (2004). Fiber content of foods in common portions. Retrieved from
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