I had always thought fiber was the part of fruits and vegetables that were the "roughage", and now I'm seeing fiber in powder form. For instance, I just saw an ad that Benefiber has a powder to add to water, and there is fiber found in some capsule forms.
Is this the same kind of fiber found in eating fruits & vegetables? Does it act the same in the body, and have the same health benefits (and weight-loss benefits)?
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