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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FIBER?

Most of us have heard that fiber is good for you, but how much do we know about it? Can you correctly identify which foods below are fiber?

BEEF JERKY
KIDNEY BEANS
ORANGES
GREEN BEANS
PEPPERONI
STRING CHEESE
PEANUTS
CHICKEN SKIN



ANSWERS: kidney beans, oranges, green beans,& peanuts

Pictured below are examples of food that has fiber in it: emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Other forms of fiber are: whole grains, potatoes, granola bars (look at the label, some granola bars are unhealthy)nuts,chick peas, pinto beans, black beans, whole grain bread & pasta, corn meal, bulgur, brown rice, rye, & barley.
* look for look for bread with whole grain flour, such as 100% whole wheat flour or stone ground whole wheat flour, listed as the first ingredient on the label.

For those of you who are interested in learning more about fiber & how to increase it in your diet, I will be writing 2 - 3 more threads. They will be called, What do You Know About Fiber? #2,#3. and #4

A great way to track your fiber in take is to use the food tracker on your nutrition page. If you have any questions about how to use your nutrition page, please contact me, I will explain how to use it step by step.

Edited by: GLITTERGIRL69 at: 4/10/2009 (23:05)
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