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Carbohydrates (sugars, saccharides), Dietary Fiber

The determination of the carbohydrate and dietary fiber content of food and beverage products is one measure of nutritional quality.
  • Carbohydrate content is typically determined by measuring sugars and digestible saccharides, often using HPLC
  • Dietary fiber is a measure of non-digestible components, and includes non-digestible saccharides and lignin