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Since the publication of Dr. Denis P. Burkitt's research on the relationship of fiber in the diet to the health of the colon, the importance of dietary fiber has been a much discussed topic in nutrition circles and in the news media. Whole books have been written on the subject. From the publicity, one might think that fiber is a new discovery. Listen to Hippocrates in 430 B.C. "You people, complaining of your health, should pass large, bulky motions after every meal, and that to insure this, you should eat abundantly of whole meal bread, vegetables and fruits..."