Translation of roughage in Spanish:

roughage

fibra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrəfɪdʒ//ˈrʌfɪdʒ/

noun

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    (de los alimentos) fibra feminine
    • It has a sugar so it gives you some energy, but it also has some fiber and roughage, so it gives the illusion of being healthier.
    • Consumerism exploits our instinctive tendency to overeat fats and sugars by dressing food products up as ‘healthy’ or ‘nourishing’ or ‘energy giving’ when what most of us need is plenty of roughage and a lot less calories.
    • If people were designed to be strict vegetarians, we would have a specialized colon, specialized teeth and a stomach that doesn't have a generalized pH - all the better to handle roughage.