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Nutrition Q&A - Know thy fiber

Nutrition Q&A - Know thy fiber

The Vegetarian Times magazine has a wonderful nutrition column on fiber in the March 2008 edition. Here's a quiz based on the column to find out how much you know about the fiber in your diet.
1. Fiber helps move fats out of the digestive system.
True or false?
2. The USDA recommends that healthy adults eat about 14 grams of fiber a day for every 1,000 calories consumed.
True or false?
3. Fruits high in pectin are low in soluble fiber.
True or false?
4. Food labels tell you how much soluble and insoluble fiber is in the food.
True or false?
5. Soluble fiber can help your body manage glucose levels.
True or false?
6. In general, the higher the fiber in a food, the fewer available calories it contains.
True or false?
7. Eating high-fiber food is more healthful than taking a supplement.
True or false?
8. When figuring net carbs in a food you can subtract the fiber grams from the total carbs.
True or false?


Updated : 2021-04-12 06:26 GMT+08:00