dietary fiber


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dietary fiber

[¦dī·ə‚ter·ē ′fī·bər]
(food engineering)
The plant-cell-wall polysaccharides and lignin in a food or food ingredient that are not broken down by the digestive enzymes of animals and humans.
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Dai and her associates identified distinct, relatively homogeneous clusters of WOMAC pain trajectories over the 8-year study course in patients with and without radiographic knee OA at baseline in the Arthritis Care & Research study, and then examined their relationship to participants' total dietary fiber intake, divided into quartiles (Arthritis Res Care.
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The decreased ATTD of energy, DM, and OM with increasing dietary fiber concentration in this experiment was likely due to the very low concentration of digestible carbohydrates in the cellulose which was added at the expense of corn starch.
Farinaceous food products with higher content of dietary fiber than conventional sources, such as wheat and oat brans, were also produced in previous research from waste materials and by-products generated by several agribusinesses, such as the cassava starch agroindustry (RAUPP et al.
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In recent research, for example, Souza and colleagues tackled the question of how much dietary fiber is really in today's whole-grain soft-wheat flours.
When we first began looking at information about the dietary fiber content of these flours," he says, "we found very few measurements.
Compared with people who consume low levels of dietary fiber, those who consume high levels have decreased rates of all-cause, cardiovascular, infectious, and respiratory disease mortality, a large cohort study has shown.
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