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In the… Fiber acts to….. And benefits your health by…
Stomach Fiber causes greater bulk hence increasing the feeling of fullness Weight control
Small intestine Slow rate of absorption of sugar

Restrict the amount of cholesterol and fats from being absorbed
Help improve control of blood sugar level
 

Lower blood cholesterol level
Large intestine Increase stool bulk
 
 

Cause fermentation and promote growth of healthy bacteria
Promote regularity and digestive health (mininize constipation, haemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome and formation of diverticula)

Production of short chain fatty acid which may give protection against colon cancer.
Source: http://www.nationalfibercouncil.org/