NUTRITION WHY’S #13: CARBOHYDRATE FIBERS-Fibers are digestible, partially digestible,and indigestible carbohydrates. Fibers include cellulose, pectin, guar gum, chitin, beta-glucan, hemicellulose, and lignans among others.
‹ NUTRITION WHY’S #12: CARBOHYDRATE DIGESTION- Carbohydrates are digested in the mouth, stomach, small intestine, and colon depending on their structure.
NUTRITION WHY’S #14: CARBOHYDRATE AND YOUR MICROBIOME – Carbohydrates that are not completely digested and absorbed into the bloodstream in the 22 feet of small intestine are digested by the bacteria in the colon where the largest number of bacteria in the Microbiome exist. ›