Fiber, Its Types, and Role in Healthy Weight Management

What is fiber?

Differentiate between soluble and insoluble fiber. Be able to give examples of food sources of each type of fiber. What is the primary health benefit of each type of fiber? Does fiber provide energy? Is it included in the calorie calculations on a food label? What role does fiber play in healthy weight management? In helping to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes? Of heart disease?