Insoluble fiber

Families, Food and Fitness June 01, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF

A type of dietary fiber found in wheat bran, cauliflower, cabbage and other vegetables and fruits which helps move foods through the digestive system and thereby may decrease the risks of cancers of the colon and rectum. Insoluble fiber may also help reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Reprinted from the International Food Information Council Foundation, (2009)