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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1 RED cabbage is low in calories and high in insoluble fibre.
EAT RED CABBAGE 1 RED cabbage is low in calories and high in insoluble fibre.
Insoluble fibre helps in preventing constipation and gastrointestinal diseases.
GOOD GUT BACTERIA SWEETCORN has high amounts of insoluble fibre - which is why the husks of the corn kernels don't get broken down - but that's good for your gut, as it feeds the good bacteria in your tummy.
2 May 2014 - US insoluble fibre products supplier Niagara Fiber LLC, part of buyout firm Arsenal Capital Partners, said it had purchased domestic fibre and starch-based products and mixes manufacturer Allied Blending and Ingredients Inc for an undisclosed sum.
SolaeTM FIBRIM[R] is a complex blend of insoluble fibre, soluble fibre and protein and meets consumer needs for foods that provide health benefits.
They found that insoluble fibre such as bran was not beneficial, only isphaghula husk (soluble fibre) significantly reduced symptoms.
The data further suggested that soluble fibre may have a larger beneficial effect than insoluble fibre.
1 Asparagus is low in fat and calories, but it also contains soluble and insoluble fibre.
3 A RICH source of soluble and insoluble fibre, a serving of 100g of quinoa provides 18.
The takeover will help IFC bolster its position in insoluble fibre products while also improving its production capabilities the buyer said.
Put simply, insoluble fibre is the part of plant food that is not digested by you.