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CRC handbook of dietary fiber in human nutrition / edited by Gene A. Spiller.

Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2001.

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  • Title:
    CRC handbook of dietary fiber in human nutrition / edited by Gene A. Spiller.
  • Contributor: Gene A Spiller
  • Other Titles: Variant Title: Dietary fiber in human nutrition
  • Subjects: Fiber in human nutrition -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; HEALTH & FITNESS -- Nutrition; HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diets; MEDICAL -- Nutrition; MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Nutrition; HEALTH & FITNESS -- Food Content Guides; Fiber in human nutrition; Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Electronic books; Handbooks and manuals;
    Dewey: 613.2/8
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2001.
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd ed
  • Description: Contents: Overview -- Dietary Fiber: From Early Hunter-Gatherers to the 1990s / Definitions and Properties of Dietary Fiber -- Definitions of Dietary Fiber / Dietary Fiber Parts of Food Plants and Algae / Food Components That Behave as Dietary Fiber / Food Components Associated with Dietary Fiber / Polysaccharide Food Additives That Contribute to Dietary Fiber / Glossary of Dietary Fiber Components / Physical Chemistry of Dietary Fiber / Chitin and Chitosan -- Special Class of Dietary Fiber / Methods of Analysis for Dietary Fiber -- Enzymatic Gravimetric Methods /
    Contents: Detergent Analysis of Foods / Dietary Fiber Analysis as Non-Starch Polysaccharides (NSPs) / The Southgate Method of Dietary Fiber Analysis / Determination of Total Dietary Fiber and Its Individual Components by the Uppsala Method / The Crude Fiber Method / Newer Methods for Phytate Analysis / Determination of the Saponin Content of Foods / Physiological and Metabolic Effects of Dietary Fiber -- Effect of Dietary Fiber on Protein Digestibility and Utilization /
    Contents: Effects of Dietary Fiber and Phytate on the Homeostasis and Bioavailability of Minerals / Effects of Dietary Fiber on Vitamin Metabolism / The Effect of Dietary Fiber on Fecal Weight and Composition / Correlations of Transit Time to a Critical Fecal Weight (CFW) and to Substances Associated with Dietary Fiber / Influences of Fiber on the Ecology of the Intestinal Flora / Interaction between Human Gut Bacteria and Dietary Fiber Substrates / Effects of Dietary Fiber on Digestive Enzymes / The Source of Dietary Fiber Influences. Short-Chain Fatty Acid Production and Concentrations in the Large Bowel /
    Contents: Effects of Dietary Fiber on Fecal and Intestinal Luminal Mutagens / Effect of Dietary Fiber and Foods on Carbohydrate Metabolism / Dietary Fiber in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease -- Disease Patterns in South Africa as Related to Dietary Fiber Intake / Development of the Dietary Fiber Hypothesis of Diabetes Mellitus / Treatment of Diabetes with High-Fiber Diets / Fiber in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia / Human Studies on Dietary Fiber and Colon Neoplasia / Fiber and Colonic Diverticulosis /
    Contents: Fiber and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease) / Disease Patterns in Japan and Changes in Dietary Fiber (1930-1980) / Dietary Fiber Modification of Toxin- or Carcinogen-Induced Effects on Intestinal and Mammary Tissues / Effect of Whole Grains, Cereal Fiber, and Phytic Acid on Health -- Whole Grain, Fiber, and Antioxidants / Whole Grains, Cereal Fiber, and Chronic Diseases: Epidemiologic Evidence / Whole Grains, Cereal Fiber, and Chronic Diseases: Experimental Evidence and Possible Biologic Mechanisms / Bioavailability of Minerals from Cereals / Phytic Acid and Cancer /
    Contents: Definitions and Consumption -- Consumption of Dietary Fiber 1992-2000 / Patterns of Dietary Fiber Consumption in Humans to 1992 / Dietary Fiber, Non-Starch Polysaccharide, and Resistant Starch Intakes in Australia / Consumption of Dietary Fiber-Rich Foods in China / Consumption of Dietary Fiber in France (1950-1981) / Fiber Consumption in Italy / Tables of Dietary Fiber and Associated Substances Content in Food -- Dietary Fiber Values for Common Foods /
    Contents: Dry Matter, Ash, Crude Protein, Total Dietary Fiber, Soluble Fiber, Neutral Detergent Residue, Hemicellulose, Cellulose, and Lignin Content of Selected Foods / Dietary Fiber Content of Selected Foods by the Southgate Methods / Dietary Fiber Content of Cereals in Norway / Crude Fiber Values of Typical Samples / Comparison of Analyses of Dietary Fiber and Crude Fiber / Phytate Contents of Foods / Tartaric Acid Content of Foods / Plant Foods That Contain Significant Levels of Saponins and Their Estimated Saponin Content /
  • Identifier: ISBN 1420038516 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781420038514 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9780849323874; ISBN 0849323878; ISBN (alk. paper); BNB GBB7C6644; System number: 018428064
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (709 pages) : illustrations.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.160295
  • UIN: BLL01018428064

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