Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Carbohydrates - Biology Matters: 2

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You would want to consume different kinds of fiber in order to harness all of the benefits of fiber. Different kinds of fiber have different benefits. Soluble fiber helps bind chemicals like cholesterol together. Insoluble fiber provides bulk to fecal material and helps regulate digestion.

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You would want to consume different kinds of fiber in order to harness all of the benefits of fiber. Different kinds of fiber have different benefits. Soluble fiber helps bind chemicals like cholesterol together. Insoluble fiber provides bulk to fecal material and helps regulate digestion.
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