dietary fiber

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dietary fiber

[¦dī·ə‚ter·ē ′fī·bər]
(food engineering)
The plant-cell-wall polysaccharides and lignin in a food or food ingredient that are not broken down by the digestive enzymes of animals and humans.
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A "super" wholegrain they are also an important part of a healthy diet as they are a rich source of soluble dietry fibre and they can help reduce cholesterol