dietary fiber

noun
fiber ( def 9 ).

Origin:
1975–80

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dietary fiber n.
Coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

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The amounts of total carbohydrate and dietary fiber are minimum amounts.
Except for dietary fiber, which is not digestible, carbohydrates are eventually broken down by the body into glucose.
Large amounts of dietary fiber may also reduce the drug's effectiveness.
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