Handbook of Dietary Fiber

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Susan Sungsoo Cho
CRC Press, Aug 17, 2001 - Medical - 894 pages
Presents the latest research on the analysis, metabolism, function, and physicochemical properties of fiber, fiber concentrates, and bioactive isolates--exploring the effect of fiber on chronic disease, cardiovascular health, cancer, and diabetes. Examines food applications and the efficacy and safety of psyllium, sugar beet fiber, pectin, alginate, gum arabic, and rice bran.
 

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Contents

Preface
Dietary Fiber and Cardiovascular Disease
i
Dietary Fiber and Colon Cancer
ii
Dietary Fiber and Breast Cancer Epidemiology
xx
Dietary Fiber and Glucose Metabolism and Diabetes
vii
Resistant Oligosaccharides
xcv
Resistant Starches Fermentation and Large Bowel Health
v
Critical Review of Hydrogen Breath Test Methods in Resistant Starch and Dietary Fiber Research
15
Physicochemical Properties
38
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