Soluble vs. insoluble fiber

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There are 2 different types of fiber -- soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, and preventing diseases.


Review Date: 6/21/2018
Reviewed By: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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