Fiber Buyers Guidebook


Physicians have long extolled the virtues of a diet rich in fiber, and today's health-minded consumers are increasingly turning to fiber as a means of taking a proactive role in their own well-being. While earlier research confirmed fiber's positive impact on overall digestive health, newer research has linked fiber with a variety of health benefits including weight management, improved heart health, lower cholesterol levels, improved insulin sensitivity, lower blood pressure, weight-loss and even some anti-cancer effects.

  • Recent clinical research details why fiber is an integral part of a healthy diet.
  • Popular fiber ingredients are increasingly used in food, beverage and dietary supplement formulating.
  • Asking potential ingredient suppliers a few key questions can help ensure success when formulating with fiber.