Chapter 13. Dietary Fibre, Carbohydrate Metabolism and Chronic Disease

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. David J.A. Jenkins,
  2. Alexandra L. Jenkins,
  3. Cyril W.C. Kendall,
  4. Livia Augustine and
  5. Vladimir Vuksan

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch13

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Jenkins, D. J.A., Jenkins, A. L., Kendall, C. W.C., Augustine, L. and Vuksan, V. (2000) Dietary Fibre, Carbohydrate Metabolism and Chronic Disease, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615



  • dietary fibre;
  • carbohydrate metabolism;
  • chronic disease;
  • health;
  • small intestine


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effect of Viscous and Non-viscous Fibre on Glucose, Insulin and Gut Hormones

  • Fibre in Whole Food: Food form and Glycaemic Index

  • Conclusion

  • References