Do the new synthetic non-digestible fibers count as dietary fiber? (August 2022)

Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN You probably know that dietary fiber is “good for you,” but what is it, exactly? Dietary fiber refers to non-digestible types of carbohydrates found in plant foods like fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains. Because fiber can’t be broken down and absorbed by the body, it passes through the digestive tract […]