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The Secret of Dietary Fiber

The Secret of Dietary Fiber

Dietary fiber is the non-digestible portion of plant food that flows through your digestive system and creates the bulk of the feces you eliminate. How important is dietary fiber? What does it really do?

dietary fiber sourceDietary fiber can come in two forms:

1. Water soluble fiber

This type of dietary fiber is broken down in the colon via fermentation which will produce gases and some useful by products.

2. Insoluble dietary fiber

This is the fiber that creates the feces you eliminate from your system. It will absorb water as it travels the digestive system and will aid in the absorption of other nutrients.

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