More Details about Handbook Of Dietary Fiber

General Information  
Author(s)Susan Sungsoo Cho
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9780824789602
Pages894
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 2001

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Presents the latest research on the analysis, metabolism, function, and physicochemical properties of fiber, fiber concentrates, and bioactive isolates--exploring the effect of fiber on chronic disease, cardiovascular health, cancer, and diabetes. Examines food applications and the efficacy and safety of psyllium, sugar beet fiber, pectin, alginate, gum arabic, and rice bran.