Dietary Reference Intakes : Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber. (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Panel on the Definition of Dietary Fiber Staff; Food and Nutrition Board Staff; Institute of Medicine Staff; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Panel on the Definition of Dietary Fiber,; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes,
ISBN: 0309075645 9780309075640
OCLC Number: 994546419
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (74 pages).
Contents: Dietary Reference Intakes Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber; Copyright; REVIEWERS; Contents; I. OVERVIEW AND CHARGE TO THE PANEL ; II. DEFINITIONS OF DIETARY FIBER ; III. ISSUES IN DEFINING DIETARY FIBER ; ANIMAL VERSUS PLANT MATERIAL; CARBOHYDRATES NOT RECOVERED BY ALCOHOL PRECIPITATION; INCLUSION OR EXCLUSION OF MONO- AND DISACCHARIDES; LIGNIN; RESISTANT STARCH; INTACT AND NATURALLY OCCURRING IN FOOD; REQUIREMENT THAT A FIBER HAVE SPECIFIC HEALTH BENEFITS; Colonic Health; Breast Cancer; Cardiovascular Disease; Diabetes; Obesity; Other Roles in Health. IV. PROPOSED DEFINITION OF DIETARY FIBER DISTINGUISHING FEATURES; RATIONALE FOR DEFINITIONS; INCLUSION OF LIGNIN AS DIETARY FIBER; EXCLUSION OF SPECIFIC PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; PHASING OUT THE TERMS SOLUBLE AND INSOLUBLE DIETARY FIBER; V. IMPACT OF THE DEFINITIONS OF DIETARY FIBER AND UNRESOLVED ISSUES ; IMPACT ON ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY; IMPACT ON RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF INTAKE; IMPACT ON FOOD COMPOSITION DATABASES; IMPACT ON DIETARY FIBER RESEARCH; IMPACT ON NUTRITION LABELING; VI. REFERENCES; Appendix A Acknowledgments ; INDIVIDUALS; ORGANIZATIONS; Appendix B Glossary. Appendix C Development and Evolution of Methods Used to Extract and Measure Dietary Fiber ENZYMATIC-GRAVIMETRIC METHODS; ENZYMATIC-CHEMICAL METHODS; COMPONENTS INCLUDED IN EACH METHOD OF ANALYSIS; Nonstarch Polysaccharides; Lignin; Resistant Starch; Oligosaccharides; Fructans, Inulin, and Oligofructose; Polydextrose; Modified Cellulose; Resistant Maltodextrins; Chitin and Chitosan; Chondroitin; Noncarbohydrate Components; SUMMARY; Appendix D Determination Of Energy Values For Fibers.
Series Title: The compass series Dietary reference intakes

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