13. Concluding Remarks: Gastrointestinal Health and Nondigestible Carbohydrates

  1. Teri M. Paeschke1 and
  2. William R. Aimutis2
  1. William R. Aimutis2 and
  2. Teri M. Paeschke1

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958186.ch13

Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health

Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health

How to Cite

Aimutis, W. R. and Paeschke, T. M. (2010) Concluding Remarks: Gastrointestinal Health and Nondigestible Carbohydrates, in Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health (eds T. M. Paeschke and W. R. Aimutis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958186.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Des Plaines, IL, USA

  2. 2

    Cargill, Inc., Wayzata, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Des Plaines, IL, USA

  2. 2

    Cargill, Inc., Wayzata, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2010

Book Series:

  1. IFT Press

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817620

Online ISBN: 9780470958186

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Keywords:

  • gastrointestinal health and nondigestible carbohydrates;
  • public health care messages - confusing the public, clarifying physiological role for dietary carbohydrates;
  • nutrigenomic methods, better understanding of interaction - of human genetics to nutritional components;
  • discipline of nutrigenetics - predicting how individuals, respond to carbohydrates and individual genetic disposition;
  • carbohydrates, stimulating immune response - emerging science;
  • inflammation, in digestive symptoms and diseases;
  • protein function, as damage-associated molecular pattern molecules (DAMPs);
  • dietary fiber consumption, affecting expression - of gut hormones, acting as satiety signals;
  • gut microflora complexity - importance in digestion and host health;
  • carbohydrates, recognized by consumers - as important to their health and well-being

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