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bran

(bran),
A by-product of the milling of wheat, containing approximately 20% of indigestible cellulose; a bulk cathartic, usually taken in the form of cereal or special bran products.

bran

A byproduct of milled wheat, which contains ± 20% indigestible cellulose, acting as a bulk laxative; it has been recommended for cardiovascular disease, constipation, diarrhoea, diverticulosis, haemorrhoids and inflammatory bowel disease.

bran

Clinical nutrition A byproduct of milled wheat, which contains ± 20% indigestible cellulose, acting as a bulk laxative; it has been recommended for cardiovascular disease, constipation, diarrhea, diverticulosis, hemorrhoids, and IBD. See Dietary fiber, Oat bran. Cf Water-soluble fiber.

bran

(bran)
The outer coatings of grains, which are rich in nutrients and fiber.

bran

The fibrous outer coat of wheat grain normally removed in milling to make the flour more attractive to many palates. Bran is valuable in the treatment of constipation and other disorders of the large bowel.
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