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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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There is mounting evidence that eating more soluble fiber and increasing exercise reduces visceral or belly fat, although we still don't know how it works," said Hairston.
The Adult Treatment Panel III and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults eat a healthy diet as defined in TABLE 1--including more than 20 to 30 g of dietary fiber per day, 5 to 10 g of which should be viscous soluble fiber.
Nutriose[R] is a patented family of high-purity soluble fibers made from corn and wheat.
And it would take even more than 450 calories to get the same LDL drop from Honey Nut or Berry Burst Cheerios (both of which contain less soluble fiber and more sugar than regular Cheerios).
They were divided into quintiles for each of five measurements of carbohydrate quality: glycemic index (the degree to which an average gram of carbohydrate increases blood glucose, compared with white bread); glycemic load (a measure of both glycemic index and carbohydrate quantity); total fiber consumed; insoluble fiber intake; and soluble fiber intake.
Adding 3-4 grams of soluble fiber bran to your diet--one large serving of oat bran or two servings of fruits or vegetables rich in soluble fiber (apples, oranges, etc.
Diets rich in soluble fiber also show potential benefits in reducing elevated glucose or insulin in people with impaired glucose tolerance or insulin resistance.
Ensemble contains a natural soluble fiber that is clinically proven to lower cholesterol, psyllium.
0% dry weight basis), and such that at least one-third of the total dietary fiber is soluble fiber.
The researchers concluded that consuming 3 grams of soluble fiber (the amount found in one-and-a-third cups of oat-bran cereal or three packets of instant oatmeal) daily does indeed have a modest effect on blood cholesterol.
7 grams of soluble fiber from psyllium and whole oats while the other half ate 3.
For nearly two years, America has been experiencing oat bran mania, ignited by research showing that the soluble fiber contained in oats can play a role in reducing blood cholesterol, thereby decreasing the risk of heart attacks.
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