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insoluble

incapable of being dissolved; incapable of forming a solution, esp in water

insoluble

[in′säl·yə·bəl]
(chemistry)
Incapable of being dissolved in another material; usually refers to solid-liquid or liquid-liquid systems. Abbreviated insol.
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* Food sources of insoluble fiber include wheat bran, whole grains, cereals, brown rice, seeds, and the skins of many fruits and vegetables.
When all factors are taken into account, a statistical correlation to both the amount and particle size of the acid insoluble was developed (Figure 7).
The results indicated that insoluble cellulose fiber only modestly reduced obesity and dysglycemia.
Keywords: atomic absorption spectrophotometer, minerals, water insoluble matter, sulphate
Insoluble fibers, on the other hand, speed up the elimination of toxic substances from the colon by hastening the movement of materials through the organ.
The polymers used as excipients in controlled-release drugs are either hydrophilic (often swellable) or hydrophobic and typically insoluble. Functional coatings used in extended-release and delayed-pulsed-release products are usually based on insoluble polymers such as ethyl cellulose and methacrylates and are applied to oral multi-particulate products consisting of granules or pellets.
The scientists also wanted to determine the ideal ratio of soluble to insoluble fiber, from a viscosity perspective, for a particular pureed food system, while maintaining the monophasic state throughout the freeze-thaw-reheat cycle.
Editor's Note: When fiber was analyzed by type, insoluble fiber emerged as protective; when analyzed by source, fiber from legumes had a significant protective effect.
Reinhold Niebuhr, the great Protestant theologian, wrote that the best we can do is to create proximate solutions to insoluble problems.
Dietary fibres may be divided into two parts when they are dispersed in water: soluble and insoluble fractions.
They looked at the following fibre intake: total, insoluble (whole grains, potato skins etc), soluble (legumes, nuts, oats, barley etc), cereal, fruit, vegetable and other sources.