What is Fiber?
Fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate found in fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole grains. Fiber is typically found in most plant foods and does not break down during digestion.
What is the Benefit?
fiber contributes to satiety because it does not digest which creates a bulk creating distention and feeling of being full
fiber has been shown to be correlated to weight loss because of this satiety benefit leading to less of a caloric intake over time
fiber can improve glucose tolerance and lower serum cholesterol due to this delay or inhibition in digestion
fiber decreases carcinogen concentration- lowers risk of colon cancer
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