Characterisation of peach dietary fibre
concentrate as a food ingredient.
Chemically, dietary fibre
consists of carbohydrate polymers or oligomers that are neither digested nor absorbed in the human small intestine.
Mann said the health benefits of dietary fibre
-- contained in foods such as whole grains, pulses, vegetables and fruit -- come from its chemistry, physical properties, physiology and its effects on metabolism.
are constituted by complex carbohydrates which are remnants of edible part of plants and analogous carbohydrates that are resistant to enzymatic digestion in the human small intestine with complete or partial fermentation in the large intestine.
Total dietary fibre
and constituents of nominated legumes is shown in Table 3.
Ghosh, "Studies on functional and antioxidant property of dietary fibre
extracted from defatted sesame husk, rice bran and flaxseed," Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre
For this reason, dietary fibre
can be effective in treating constipation and disorders such as diverticular disease.
The most relevant macronutrients in the soursop fruit (Anonna muricata L.) are carbohydrates, including dietary fibre
(Table 1), which collaborate with rheological properties of food (NWOKOCHA; WILLIAMS, 2009).
are a good source of dietary fibre
, potassium and vitamins C and A
Effect of dietary fibre
on ileal digestibility and endogenous nitrogen losses in the pig.
Thestudy of the effects of dietary fibres
on digestion is complicated by the fact that the dietary fibre
is not a homogeneous compound but consists of a variety of substances, including cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, mucilage, gums, algal polysaccharides and lignin.
Bayn Europe and Barentz have launched a stevia research project aimed at developing the use of stevia dietary fibre
blends as a substitute for chemical sweeteners in the Baltic region.