Dietary Fibre

Dietary Fibre

Chemical and Biological Aspects

1st Edition - November 1, 1990

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  • Authors: D A T Southgate, K W Waldron, I T Johnson, G R Fenwick
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845698195

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Advances made in the last two decades have provided increasing insights into the chemical complexity of dietary fibre and this important book reviews the current state of knowledge on the role of fibre in the diet. It covers such areas as the chemistry of dietary fibre, health benefits to the consumer, effects on the small and large intestine, effect on lipid metabolism, implications to the industry and more…Dietary fibre: Chemical and biological aspects will prove essential reading for food chemists and technologists, nutritionists, biological scientist, clinicians, the food pharmaceutical industries, and regulatory bodies.

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Food chemists and technologists, nutritionists, biological scientist, clinicians, the food pharmaceutical industries, and regulatory bodies

Table of Contents

  • Part 1 Dietary fibre, health and the consumer. Part 2 Chemistry of dietary fibre. Part 3 Analytical techniques. Part 4 effect of fibre on the small intestine: Implications for digestion and nutrient absorption. Part 5 dietary fibre in the large intestine: Implications for colorectal function and energy metabolism. Part 6 Dietary fibre and lipid metabolism. Part 7 dietary fibre and the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 386
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1990
  • Published: November 1, 1990
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845698195

About the Authors

D A T Southgate

K W Waldron

Keith Waldron is Research Leader and Director of the NRP Biorefinery Centre at the Institute of Food Research, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Food Research, UK

I T Johnson

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Food Research, UK

G R Fenwick

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Food Research, UK

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