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Estimate Your Fiber Intake

(This part is continuation of the previous stories regarding dietary fiber)

It is obvious that dietary fiber has significant role in keeping your optimum health and, furthermore, has ability to prevent you from cancer.  The question is: can we estimate the content of fiber in our foods?

If you want to estimate your dietary fiber intake, consult the following charts in which divide fiber into the two basic types: insoluble and soluble.

Insoluble Fiber Content of Foods

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Low * Medium ** High ***
Apricots, 2 medium Apple, 1 small Beans, Kidney, 1/2 cup
Asparagus, 1/2 cup Beans, Lima, 1/2 cup Beans, white. 1/2 cup
Banana, 1 small Beans, Pinto, 1/2 cup Blackberries, 1/2 cup
Bean sprouts, 1/2 cup Beans, Green, 1/2 cup 100% Bran cereal, 1/2 cup
Bread, French, 1 slice Bread, Rye, 1 slice Parsnips, 1/2 cup

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