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Nondigestible carbohydrates and digestive health / editors, Teri M. Paeschke, William R. Aimutis.

Paeschke, Teri M. (Added Author). Aimutis, William R. (Added Author).
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Subject: Digestion.
Fiber in human nutrition.
Chemicals and Drugs.
Technology, Industry, Agriculture.
Food and Beverages.
Dietary Carbohydrates.
Dietary Fiber.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470958186
  • ISBN: 0470958189
  • ISBN: 9780470958179
  • ISBN: 0470958170
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 337 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Matter -- Introduction to Fiber and Nondigestible Carbohydrates: Definition, Health Aspects, and Perspectives / Teri M Paeschke, William R Aimutis -- The Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Microflora / William R Aimutis, Kayla Polzin -- The Immunomodulatory Effects of Dietary Fiber and Prebiotics in the Gastrointestinal Tract / Marie-Claire Arrieta, Jon Meddings, Catherine J Field -- Lower Gut Hormones and Health Effects Associated with Consumption of Fermentable Fibers / Michael J Keenan, Jun Zhou, Reshani Senevirathene, Marlene Janes, Roy J Martin -- Animal, In Vitro, and Cell Culture Models to Study the Role of Dietary Fibers in the Gastrointestinal Tract of Humans / Trevor A Faber, George C Fahey -- Impact of Fiber on Gastrointestinal Microbiota / Koen Venema -- Fermentable Carbohydrates and Digestive Health / Joanne Slavin -- Overview of Dietary Fiber and its Influence on Gastrointestinal Health / Devin J Rose, Bruce R Hamaker -- Toward Second-Generation Carbohydrate Functional Food Ingredients / Robert A Rastall -- Whole Grains and Digestive Health / Isabel Bondia-Pons, Jenni Lappi, Emilia Selinheimo, Marjukka Kolehmainen, Hannu Mykk̃nen, Kaisa Poutanen -- Fermentability of Polydextrose, Resistant Maltodextrin, and Other Soluble Fibers: Prebiotic Potential / Maria Stewart -- Development and Evaluation Bimunoʼ, a Novel Second-Generation Prebiotic Galactooligosaccharide Mixture / George Tzortzis -- Concluding Remarks: Gastrointestinal Health and Nondigestible Carbohydrates / William R Aimutis, Teri M Paeschke -- Appendix: Nondigestible Carbohydrates: Structure and Sources -- Index.
Summary: Featuring authors from academia as well as industry, this book provides a broad view of carbohydrates influencing digestive health. Part 1 is a general overview of carbohydrates that function as prebiotics or fermentable carbohydrates. Part 2 is a more in depth examination of specific carbohydrates for digestive health and applications. This book provides an in-depth review and thorough foundation for food scientists, product developers and nutrition scientists seeking to understand the digestive health implications of carbohydrates. Key features: Analyzes the most active fields of research cu.
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