Flashcards in Dietary Fibre Deck (9)
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Absorbs what swells and provides what to help move what around the body
Absorbs water swells and provides bulk to help move food around the body
If not enough fibre is eaten what condition can develope
Constipation can develop - prolonged defiency of fiber can result in serious diseases such as bowel cancer and divertcular disease
We should aim to eat how much fiber per day
30g per day
One way to include fibre in our diets would be...
Whole grain bread
Whole grain bread has much more fibre because...
It includes the bran part of whole grain cereals
White bread is made of what...
White bread is made of the starchy part of cereal grain called the endosperm, therefore contains much less fiber
4 sources of fiber
Whole grain breakfast cereals
Raw nuts. Wholegrain pasta
Potatoes with their skins
Fruit+veg with their skins