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Dietary reference intakes : proposed definition of dietary fiber : a report of the Panel on the Definition of Dietary Fiber and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes / Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine.

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Subject: Fiber in human nutrition.
Food > Composition.
Reference values (Medicine)
Dietary Fiber.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Reference Values.
Dietary Fiber > standards.
Dietary Fiber > analysis.
Food Labeling > standards.
Nutrition Policy.
Nutritional Requirements.
Reference Standards.
Fibres dans l'alimentation humaine.
Nutriments.
Valeurs de référence (Médecine)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309565499
  • ISBN: 9780309565493
  • ISBN: 9780309075640
  • ISBN: 0309075645
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 64 pages).
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 34-41).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
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