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Fiber

Grades: 1-4
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  • Overview

    These "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" videos provide an informative overview of fiber and the important role it plays in the body's digestion. Using these clips, students will learn how fiber removes toxins from the body, the different types of fruits, vegetables and nuts in which fiber can be found, and how to get five servings of fiber a day.
  • Unclogging the Pipes

    Fast Food Freddy has clogged the Lunch Lab's pipes. Professor Fizzy explains how fiber acts as the body's plumber to keep our own pipes unclogged, and can be found in many different fruits, vegetables and nuts. The Lunch Lab gang explores the many ways to get five servings of fiber a day.

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  • Sully's Guide to the Human Body: Fiber Cowboys

    Come along with Sully the Cell to meet some Fiber Cowboys. Learn the importance of fiber to keep the process of digestion moving along smoothly, and how fruits, nuts and beans are good sources of fiber.

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    © Lunch Lab, LLC.

  • Music Video: Ballad of Fiber

    Listen to the members of Freezer Burn sing about fiber and the important role it plays in digestion. Learn about some foods that are high in fiber and how fiber helps moves toxins out of the body.

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Explore the role of fiber in the digestive process and discover which foods contain high amounts of fiber.


  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

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  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

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