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indigestible

incapable of being digested or difficult to digest
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The internal markers that are commonly used in digestion trials for obtaining estimations of the fecal dry matter recovery and, subsequently, of digestibility, are the indigestible dry matter (iDM), indigestible neutral detergent fiber (iNDF) and indigestible acid detergent fiber (iADF) (Penning and Johnson, 1983; Van Soest, 1994; Detmann et al.
Some cereal foods rich in indigestible carbohydrates lower the blood glucose response, a mechanism that has been attributed to colonic fermentation resulting in metabolites, particularly the short chain fatty acids (SCFA) acetic, proprionic and butyric acids.
PDR printout) is really quite indigestible for a layperson.
Wells says that this transforms the material from being indigestible by micro-organisms when it has a molecular chain length in the region of 250,000, to becoming digestible when the chain length drops to around 4,000-10,000.
I have tried everything, but three years ago my doctor prescribed lactulose, an indigestible sugar syrup.
You could also purchase oat groats, which are oats with the indigestible outer hull removed.
Maybe it's the added polydextrose--an indigestible carbohydrate that shows up on the label as fiber--that makes Breyers Free taste so creamy.
We had the idea that if you did that, and the dietary fat was indigestible, then you could have these low-fat products," says food scientist Julian McClements, who led the research.
Should Late Leighs finally shudder into life it will merely add another dollop of mediocre fare to an indigestible menu.
He is cautious and judicious with his abundant empirical materials, but not tentative; without being obtrusive, his theoretical and historiographical discussion is acute and sustained throughout the book, not concentrated in indigestible lumps in the introduction and conclusion; and as a writer he knows the function of a topic sentence.
If the Dodgers end up blowing their already thin lead in the National League West and watching the playoffs from the comfort of their living rooms, history will likely show that the race turned on their most indigestible loss of the season.
In regard to health impacts, a major focus is on roles of indigestible carbohydrates (dietary fiber).