Tapioca Fiber / Starch Soluble

Clean Keto Ingredient

What is Soluble Tapioca Fiber?

Soluble tapioca fiber that is a resistant dextrin is a keto-compliant sweetener that’s used in numerous keto products. It’s derived from non-GMO tapioca starch that’s broken down through an enzymatic-based process. The result is a keto-friendly fiber that won’t stop ketosis or impact your blood sugar.

Soluble Tapioca fiber is non-IMO. IMO stands for isomalto-oligosaccharides and is NOT a resistant dextrin, but rather a fiber-like sweetener that the body almost completely breaks down into Glucose. Here is a great study on the topic, where scientists compare Soluble Corn Fiber (which is virtually chemically identical to Soluble Tapioca Fiber) to IMO and find a vast difference in blood sugar and insulin response.

Keto Status?



Natural and non-digestible so no impact on insulin or blood sugar

Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Soluble Tapioca Fiber?

N/A if no allergies are present

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