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fiber

referring to dietary fiber, the the parts of fruits, vegetables, and other plants that are not digested by humans. Fibers are grouped as soluble (like oat bran) and insoluble (like wheat bran). Beans, vegetables, whole grains, and fruits are good sources of fiber. Links between fiber intake alone and lower risk of cancer are not proven, but eating these foods is still recommended because they contain other substances that may help prevent cancer. They also have other health benefits.

Low-Fiber Foods

A low-fiber diet may be suggested for diarrhea, cramping, trouble digesting
food, or after some types of surgery. ... Close. + -Text Size. Low-Fiber Foods ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/nutritionforpeoplewithcancer/low-fiber-foods

Cut Calories and Fat, Not Flavor

Most of your favorite recipes can be easily changed to increase the vegetables,
fruits, and fiber, and lower the sugar, saturated fat, and calories. ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/eathealthygetactive/takecontrolofyourweight/cut-calories-and-fat-not-flavor

Jump on the 'bran wagon' for better health

... In a study published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Medical
Association, researchers report that eating a high fiber diet reduces the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/11/03/jump-on-the-bran-wagon-for-better-health.aspx

Heart Healthy Foods Your Whole Body Will Love

... Oats, beans, and apples. You've probably heard that we should eat
more fiber. ... Shoot for 25-30 grams of fiber each day. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/02/09/heart-healthy-foods-your-whole-body-will-love.aspx

Constipation | American Cancer Society

... If you are constipated, try eating high-fiber foods. ... High-fiber foods to choose
more often*. Serving size. Dietary fiber (in grams). Breads and cereals. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/nutritionforpeoplewithcancer/nutritionforthepersonwithcancer/nutrition-during-treatment-constipation

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http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/feed/colleen-doyle.aspx

What children with cancer need: Nutrients

... The best sources of carbohydrates – fruits, vegetables, and whole grains –
give the body's cells the vitamins and minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/childrenandcancer/whenyourchildhascancer/nutritionforchildrenwithcancer/nutrition-for-children-with-cancer-what-children-with-cancer-need

Cancer Glossary

... fiber Search. referring to dietary fiber, the the parts of fruits, vegetables,
and other plants that are not digested by humans. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=f

Constipation | American Cancer Society

... If you are constipated, try eating high-fiber foods. ... High-fiber foods to choose
more often*. Serving size. Dietary fiber (in grams). Breads and cereals. ...

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Constipation | American Cancer Society

... If you are constipated, try eating high-fiber foods. ... High-fiber foods to choose
more often*. Serving size. Dietary fiber (in grams). Breads and cereals. ...

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