Chapter 39. Non-Digestible Oligosaccharides and Polysaccharides: Their Physiological Effects and Health Implications

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Diederick Meyer and
  2. Bryan Tungland

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch39

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Meyer, D. and Tungland, B. (2000) Non-Digestible Oligosaccharides and Polysaccharides: Their Physiological Effects and Health Implications, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch39

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615

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Keywords:

  • oligosaccharides;
  • polysaccharides;
  • health implications;
  • hydrolysis;
  • blood glucose

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classes of Dietary Fibres

  • Physicochemical Characteristics and Physiological Effects of Various Fibres

  • Physicochemical Properties and Effects on Human Physiology of Selected NDP and NDO

  • Applications

  • References