9. Toward Second-Generation Carbohydrate Functional Food Ingredients

  1. Teri M. Paeschke2 and
  2. William R. Aimutis3
  1. Robert A. Rastall

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958186.ch9

Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health

Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health

How to Cite

Rastall, R. A. (2010) Toward Second-Generation Carbohydrate Functional Food Ingredients, in Nondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health (eds T. M. Paeschke and W. R. Aimutis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958186.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Des Plaines, IL, USA

  2. 3

    Cargill, Inc., Wayzata, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Food Biosciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK

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:

  • toward second-generation carbohydrate functional food ingredients;
  • prebiotic oligosaccharides - colonic microbiota, immensely complex ecosystems;
  • colonic microbiota, saccharolytic species - as bifidobacterium and lactobacillus, modulating effects on immune system;
  • prebiotics, for their potential benefit in variety of conditions;
  • prebiotic carbohydrates;
  • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - uncontrolled inflammation of intestinal tract;
  • potential functional enhancements - in second-generation prebiotic carbohydrates;
  • gut microbiota, involvement in colon cancer development;
  • structure–function relationships - in prebiotic oligosaccharides;
  • species-targeted prebiotics - studies on fermentative properties of prebiotics and fluorescent

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prebiotic Oligosaccharides

  • Health Benefits of Prebiotics

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Colon Cancer

  • Calcium Absorption

  • Acute Infections

  • Structure–Function Relationships in Prebiotic Oligosaccharides

  • Potential for Enhanced Prebiotics

  • Increased Persistence Through the Colon

  • Species-Targeted Prebiotics

  • Antiadhesive Activity

  • Conclusions and Future Perspectives

  • References