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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
These: Soluble fibre: peas, soybeans, oats, rye, chia, barley, prunes, plums, avocados, berries, ripe bananas, skin of apples, quinces, pears, broccoli, ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Produce, grain, nuts: Great sources of fiber come from natural foods such as fresh produce (fruits and vegetables), whole grains (bread, rice and cereals) and beans. Frozen ... Read More
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Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
These: Soluble fibre: peas, soybeans, oats, rye, chia, barley, prunes, plums, avocados, berries, ripe bananas, skin of apples, quinces, pears, broccoli, ca ... Read More
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
See below: fruits, vegetables. beans, legumes, nuts and seeds and whole grains are sources of dietary fiber. Milk dairy, cheese, meat, fish and poultry have no d ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Feed the colon: The cells lining the colon obtain much of their nutrition from the break down of fiber. A short answer to some fairly complex processes.
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Fiber is good 4 you: Fiber, of both water soluble and water insoluble variety, provides health benefits. Fiber accelerates how quickly food transits through the gut. Fib ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
See below: soluble fiber can slow down the stool transit and absorb water in the case of loose stools or diarrhea. Insoluble fiber, which is not digested well, i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Eat fruits/veggies: Eat your fruit and vegetables as most of your diet daily.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
It depends...: ...on how many "ciggarettes" you eat in a day. Tobacco is one of the five Texas food groups, the other four being sugar, salt, fat and alcoh ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Whole grains.: Whole grain breads and breakfast cereals can help. Fruits like blueberries, apples and cranberries.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
That supplied : By god in fresh fruit and vegetables.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
35 years experience Neurology
Complex question: In general, plant foods contain fiber (so vegetables, legumes, whole fruits, grains). There are different types of fiber, and loads of charts on the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Indigestible Plant: Dietary fiber, the non-digestible part of plants in our diet, consists of soluble and insoluble fibers. Soluble fiber dissolves in water and functions ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Two possibilities: There are two schools of thought: dietary fiber acts like a microscopic sponge. As such it 1) absorbs or binds to dietary fat preventing it from get ... Read More

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