Fiber

by dejia felton

Purpose

Desciption:Fiber is a plant-derived carbohydrate that cannot be digested by humans, so it passes through your system relatively intact and has little to no caloric value.Fiber, especially soluble fiber, also improves blood sugar control by slowing down the rate that food empties from your stomach, thereby delaying the rise in blood sugar after meals and preventing excess or exaggerated insulin release.

souces

Fiber helps you loss weight and it helps fill your tummy up. It also helps digest slowly and makes you have more energy.

Cooking Methods

For fiber is in all kinds of fruits and fiber can be most helpful in any kind of way. It is important to have fiber ,but their can be effect of eating it.

Effects

There are several benefits of getting enough fiber, taking in too much can leave you bloated and gassy.Too much fiber can lead to loose stools and diarrhea if you’re not careful.

Other facts

1.Research indicates that fiber has protective effects against breast cancer.2.Research shows that fiber can lower the risk of prostate cancer progression and decrease levels of testosterone, which helps decrease tumor growth.3.Most people only eat about 15 grams of fiber a day. However, the American Dietetic Association recommends eating 20-35 grams of fiber per day.4.Cooking does not remove the fiber from food. Additionally, drying food does not remove fiber from food.5.Fiber is sometimes referred to as “nature’s broom” because it helps “clean out” the intestinal tract.

poem

Fills up your stomach and makes you full for a long time.It helps you move your bowels.Builds up your musles and makes your blood healthy.Eating fiber helps against cancer.Reduce cholesterol levels in the blood.

Word citied

Http://www.medicinenet.com/fiber/article.htm. Ed. William C. Shiel. N.p., 11 Mar. 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.