Defining Dietary Fiber
Defining Fiber, Today
Fibersol® is included in the FDA’s dietary fiber definition. Dietary fiber is defined as having a physiological effect beneficial to human health.
Not only is Fibersol included on the FDA list of dietary fibers, it can fulfill consumer desires for tasty, fiber-full foods and beverages that are well tolerated, and have proven satiety benefits.
Fibersol is a digestion resistant maltodextrin.
- Fibersol can be labeled as “soluble corn fiber,” “soluble vegetable fiber (corn),” “digestion resistant maltodextrin,” “resistant maltodextrin” or “maltodextrin.”
- Each gram of Fibersol is 90 percent fiber and provides only 0.02 grams of sugar and 1.6 Kcal.
- In addition, many studies have confirmed that Fibersol is well tolerated, even when tested at a consumption rate as high as 68 grams per day.
- Fibersol’s physiological benefits have been demonstrated with over 20 years of clinical research and more than 100 published studies.
Find out more about how Fibersol can meet your consumers’ dietary fiber needs.