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dietary fiber

noun
1.
fiber (def 9).
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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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.
dietary fiber in Medicine

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

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