Definition of Fiber

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Fiber: The parts of fruits and vegetables that cannot be digested. Fiber is of vital importance to digestion; it helps the body move food through the digestive tract, reduces serum cholesterol, and contributes to disease protection. Also known as bulk and roughage.

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According to the USDA, there is no difference between a “portion” and a “serving.” See Answer

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