Chapter 14. Dietary Fibre and Gastrointestinal Function

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Barbara O. Schneeman

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch14

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Schneeman, B. O. (2000) Dietary Fibre and Gastrointestinal Function, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch14

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615



  • dietary fibre;
  • gastrointestinal tract;
  • cardiovascular disease;
  • food component;
  • non-communicable disease


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of Fibre that Affect Gastrointestinal Function

  • Relationship between Gastrointestinal Function and Physiological Response

  • Conclusion and Summary

  • References