Chapter 6. What is Dietary Fibre? A New Look at the Definition

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Leon Prosky

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch6

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Prosky, L. (2000) What is Dietary Fibre? A New Look at the Definition, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch6

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:

  • dietary fibre;
  • plant cell;
  • polysaccharides;
  • lignin;
  • tissues

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Dietary Fibre? A New Look at the Definition

  • The Available Methods

  • Dietary Fibre: the Definition

  • The Benefits of Increased Dietary Fibre Intake

  • Restrictions on Beneficial Claims for Dietary Fibre

  • References