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Is there a difference between fiber supplements and the fiber in food?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fiber

Simple answer: yes.
Eat more natural if possible to get your fiber.

In brief: Fiber

Simple answer: yes.
Eat more natural if possible to get your fiber.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Both are appropriate sources of fiber.
I wouldn't use the fiber supplements as a substitute for good food choices, such as avoiding processed foods.

In brief: No

Both are appropriate sources of fiber.
I wouldn't use the fiber supplements as a substitute for good food choices, such as avoiding processed foods.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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