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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The nutritive value of eggplant per 100g is carbohydrates 5.1g protein 1g total fats 0.1g cholesterol 0g dietry fiber 3.40g folates 22 g niacin 0.649g pantothenic acid 0.281mg pyridoxine 0.084mg riboflavin 0.037mg thiamin 0.039mg.
Nutrition information per Serving 400 calories 18g total fit (4g saturated fat) 100mg cholesterol, 940mg sodium, 18g total carbohydrate, 4g dietry fiber, 8g sugar, 46g protein Daily Values 50% vitamin A, 120% vitamin c, 12% calcium, 16% iron, 10% folate.