- Reviewed by Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
You probably know that beans, peas, and some whole grains are great sources of dietary fiber. But fiber is abundant in many types of food, including some that may surprise you. Sometimes people don't think outside of the foods they are familiar with.
What is fiber?
Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that your body can't break down. It comes in two forms.
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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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