Pieces of grain husk separated from flour after milling.
- If they contain a carbohydrate, it's usually oat bran, wheat bran or inulin.
- Whole-wheat flour, wheat bran, nuts and many vegetables are good sources of insoluble fiber.
- Foods that contain insoluble fibers are wheat bran, whole grain products and vegetables.
Middle English: from Old French, of unknown origin.
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