Fiber - By Webefit.Com

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What can fiber really do for you and how much should you get in a day? Take the test and see if you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is fiber?
    • A. 

      Twigs and bark ground up and added to food.

    • B. 

      Any part of the plant that can’t be digested or absorbed.

    • C. 

      A substance that’s only found in plants.

    • D. 

      Both B & C

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    You can get all the beneficial fiber you need from supplements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many grams of fiber should people get in their diet?
    • A. 

      Men 50 and under should get at least 38 grams a day.

    • B. 

      Women 50 and under should get at least 25 grams a day.

    • C. 

      Men 51 and over should get at least 30 grams a day.

    • D. 

      Women 51 and over should get at least 25 grams a day.

    • E. 

      Both A & C

    • F. 

      Both B & D

    • G. 

      A, B, C & D

  • 4. 
    What are the four “fake fibers”?
    • A. 

      Malteese, Polysorbate, Insulin, and Oat Fiber

    • B. 

      Maltodextrin, Polydextrose, Inulin and Oat Fiber

    • C. 

      Malt-O-Meal, Polymers, Inulin and Omega

  • 5. 
    Getting enough fiber in your diet has been shown to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by what percent?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 6. 
    There are two basic types of fiber. What are they?
    • A. 

      Soluble and Insoluble

    • B. 

      Active and Inactive

    • C. 

      Roughage and Bulk

  • 7. 
    Adding fruit and vegetable fibers to your diet can protect against colorectal cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Adding cereal and whole grain fibers to your diet may protect against colorectal cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Adding fiber to your diet may make you fart more.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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