June 19, 2023 2 min read
There are two main types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. Both types are important for overall health and well-being, but they differ in terms of their specific benefits and how they affect the body. Here are some of the key differences:
In addition to these two types of fiber, there are also some types of "resistant starch" that act like fiber in the body. Resistant starch is a type of carbohydrate that resists digestion in the small intestine and travels to the colon, where it is fermented by gut bacteria.
Some additional types of fiber include:
It's important to note that different types of fiber can have different effects on the body, and that a diet that is high in a variety of different types of fiber is likely to have the most health benefits.
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