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The treatment group was given a large amount of many types of dietary fibers while ingesting a similar diet for energy and major nutrients.
Andrew Gewirtz said that manipulating dietary fiber content, particularly by adding fermentable fiber, guards against metabolic syndrome.
Dietary fiber content was determined using a general analytical method suggested by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea.
This study demonstrates that incorporating VERSAFIBE 1490 dietary fiber into a practical baked good (cookie) may reduce blood glucose and insulin values after a meal in healthy adults,"noted Maria Stewart, Ingredion's clinical research lead, global nutrition R&D.
Total dietary fiber was inversely associated with both symptomatic knee OA and pain worsening, lead author of both studies, Zhaoli (Joy) Dai, PhD, reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Washington.
Evidence further indicates that dietary fibers prevent colorectal cancer and other diseases including gastroesopageal reflux disease, duodenal ulcer, and diverticulitis.
The dietary fibers market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue.
The influence of dietary fiber on nutrient utilization (Ravindran et al.
The positive attributes of dietary fiber propels their use as specialty ingredients in end-use industries such as food and pharmaceuticals.
The study of the effects of dietary fibers on nutrients metabolism is complicated by the fact that the dietary fiber is not a homogeneous compound but consists of a variety of substances, including cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, mucilage, gums, algal polysaccharides and lignin.
The topics include starch biosynthesis in relation to resistant starch, slowly digestible starch and health benefits, measuring resistant starch and incorporating resistant starch into dietary fiber measurements, the role of carbohydrates in preventing type 2 diabetes, and a host of unanswered questions regarding the microbiology of resistant starch fermentation in the human large intestine.
Wheat and oat brans are considered conventional sources of dietary fiber and, therefore, are marketed on a large scale, contributing to the healthy diet of a significant portion of the population.