Few people realize that how dietary fiber is defined has a huge impact on fiber intake and health. This self-study module on dietary fiber will enlighten participants as to the how the variety of definitions of fiber impacts nutrition labeling, food composition databases, and nutrition research design and interpretation as well as how to encourage intakes of foods high in dietary fibers, both intrinsic and added, to help close the significant global dietary fiber gap.
After completing this self-study learning module, health professionals will be able to:
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