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What’s Your Fiber IQ? (Quiz!)

 

Answer: False. There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber, so-called because it dissolves in water, slows down how fast your stomach empties — insoluble fiber actually speeds it up. You’ll find both forms in many grains, fruits and veggies.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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5:04PM PDT on Jul 20, 2013

Yeah! Totally aced it!!^^ (No peaking, pinkie swear)

12:51PM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

Thanks

8:27PM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Interesting, thank you.

8:27PM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Interesting, thank you.

10:52AM PDT on Apr 9, 2013

very interesting quiz

2:48PM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

Thanks for sharing. Interesting quiz

2:02PM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

Tks!

11:55AM PDT on Apr 7, 2013

thanks!

4:32AM PDT on Apr 7, 2013

These were pretty basic questions.

10:43AM PDT on Apr 2, 2013

9/10--had no idea that artichokes had lots of fiber!

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