Fiber is a substance found in plants. Dietary fiber -- the kind you eat -- is found in fruits, vegetables, and grains. It is an important part of a healthy diet.
Diet - fiber; Roughage; Bulk
Dietary fiber adds bulk to your diet. Because it makes you feel full faster, it can be helpful in controlling weight. Fiber aids digestion, helps prevent
constipation, and is sometimes used for the treatment of diverticulosis, diabetes, and heart disease.