Reference Method:

  • AOAC 991.43 (M)

Method Description:

  • Sample is provided with enzymes that mimic human digestion.  Dietary fiber is collected, filtered, and quantified using gravimetry. 

Amount of Sample Needed for Analysis:

  • Individual test: 100 grams
  • Full Nutritional Analysis: 300 grams

Acceptable Sample Types:

  • Food Products derived from plant material

Estimated Turn Around Time:
  • Individual Test: 5-6 business days
  • Full Nutritional Analysis: 10-12 business days 

Results Reporting Units:

  • Results are reported as grams per 100 grams (g/100g)

Other Information

  • Two types of fiber
    • Soluble 
    • Insoluble