Fibre includes all parts of plant foods that your body can’t digest or absorb. Fibre is also known as roughage or bulk.
Insoluble fibre helps promote regularity and a healthy digestive system. You get this type of fibre from wheat bran, whole grains, and some vegetables.
Soluble fibre helps lower blood cholesterol levels and control blood glucose (sugar) levels. You get this type of fibre from oats, barley, psyllium, oranges, dried beans and lentils.