Tutor profile: Chelsea P.
What are some ways fiber is beneficial to the body?
Soluble fiber swells in your stomach, helping you to feel fuller for longer. Fiber can also help bind cholesterol and carry it out of the body in the stool. In addition, fiber can help stabalize blood sugar levels.
Subject: Food Science
What happens when you put green vegetables in an acid solution?
The green vegetables become a dull, olive gray color as the result of the change of chlorophyll to pheophytin.
Subject: Nutrition and Wellness
What role does zinc play in the body?
While zinc has been known for its role in immunity and proper cell growth and functioning, new research has been published displaying the role of zinc on the gut microbiota. Individuals with high intakes of zinc may be more susceptible to C. Diff. This has important implications for those on antibiotics, who are already more susceptible to the C. Diff infection.
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