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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The dietary fibers market consists of various contributors such as raw material producers, suppliers, ingredient processors, distributors, and end-use manufacturers such as functional foods & beverages, animal feed, pet food, and pharmaceutical industries.
The decreased nutrient digestibility with increasing dietary fiber concentration in the present study was consistent with data in the literature (Kass et al.
What's more, dietitians and nutrition researchers might use the data when estimating how much dietary fiber we are (or aren't) eating in America.
However, it also is possible that high consumption of dietary fiber in this study was simply a marker for a healthy diet and lifestyle.
After additional adjustment for these nondietary variables, the association between high dietary fiber intake and reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer became weaker in both genders, and yielded a relative risk of 0.
Those false claims are based on a method of analyzing fiber content--a crude fiber analysis--that works well for paper and textiles, but gives wildly inaccurate results for the dietary fiber in food.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The dietary fibers market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue.
The nutrient profile of dietary fiber sources varies with soil and climatic conditions.
The consumption of dietary fiber in the United States is less than the recommended daily intake.
Research: Researchers sought to evaluate the associations of dietary fiber after myocardial infarction (MI) and changes in dietary fiber intake from before to after MI with all cause and cardiovascular mortality.
19 ( ANI ): A new study has shown a link between low dietary fiber intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation, and obesity.