Fiber in a healthy diet
5 min readMar 29
Fiber is a polysaccharide, which is a structural part of the plant, and its cell.
If you look at such a cell under a microscope, you will see long filaments filling the space of the cell — fibers. Therefore, fiber is also called dietary vegetable fiber.
Since there are different types of plants, plant fibers are also diverse: cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, pectin, gums, etc. Each type of fiber…