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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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"Subsidising bran the same way as white flour can solve the problem because the demand can increase.
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Bran commune, having a population of 5300 inhabitants, occupies the Bucegi Northern-Western slopes and the Piatra Craiului Eastern slopes, on the Northern side of the couloir, extending also to the Barsei Depression South.
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He said that the tax on wheat bran would increase the price of 20-kilogram bag of flour by Rs30 to Rs50 that would subsequently affect the poor consumers.
And, in a scene suggesting a sequel, Bran said he'd use his Three-Eyed Raven farsight to search for the missing dragon, last seen bearing off the Queen's body.
Mr Bran, meanwhile, has been released on bail until that time, despite the fact that he was remanded in custody after being charged on suspicion of murder last November.