November-December 2015 IDEA Food and Nutrition Tips Quiz 2: Fiber and Gut Health

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Description

This quiz discusses the latest research on fiber and its role in digestive health. The article explains the three primary health benefits of fiber and the recommended daily intake. Examples of dietary sources of fiber are also reviewed.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
AFPA
1.00
FAI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NCCPT
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25

Learning Objectives

    After reading this article, you should be able to:
  1. Describe the three primary health benefits of fiber identified by the Institute of Medicine.
  2. Describe the benefits of fiber that relate to the gastrointestinal tract, including the role of fiber fermentation in digestive health.
  3. Explain what a prebiotic is.
  4. Know the recommended Dietary Reference Intake for fiber.
  5. Provide examples of dietary sources of fiber.

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November-December 2015 IDEA Food and Nutrition Tips Quiz 2: Fiber and Gut Health
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