"Dietary Fiber" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500

Dietary Fiber

definition of fiber may be needed. New products are being developed or isolated that behave like fiber, yet do not meet the traditional requirements of fiber, either analytically or physiologically. Without an accurate definition of fiber, compounds can be designed or isolated and concentrated using available methods without necessarily providing beneficial health effects, which most people consider to be an important attribute of fiber. Most of us are familiar with the terms "soluble fiber" and "insoluble...

Premium Dietary fiber, Pectin, Cellulose 894  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Understand Your Fats and Fiber

sources, including meat and dairy products. Examples are fatty beef, lamb, pork, poultry with skin, beef fat (tallow), lard and cream, butter, cheese and other dairy products made from whole or reduced-fat (2 percent) milk. These foods also contain dietary cholesterol. In addition, many baked goods and fried foods can contain high levels of saturated fats. Some plant foods, such as palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil, also contain primarily saturated fats, but do not contain cholesterol. Trans-...

Premium Constipation, Saturated fat, Fatty acid 683  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Understand Your Fats and Fiber

nutrients that are needed within the body, such as fiber and lipids, these are needed in the aide of digestion. Your digestive system needs fiber to function properly and to reduce the risk of disorders such as constipation. Lipids include such compounds as fats, fatty acids and cholesterol. The functions accomplished by various lipids vary widely. But their most prominent and important function is for the storage of energy for your body's use. Dietary fibers are found naturally in the plants that we eat...

Premium Saturated fat, Fat, Unsaturated fat 590  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Estimation of insoluble dietary fibre in breakfast cereal

 1. The aim The NDF method measure cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. It is used as an official method for determining dietary fibre in grains and cereals. The method is also applicable for types of feeds and forages. [1]The method consists in a solution of neutral detergent which melt from solid to liquid pectins and plant cell components, such as proteins and lipids.[2] The solution is applied to solubilize proteins. The addiction of the amylase enzyme, which occurs...

Premium Oatmeal, Dietary fiber, Oat 530  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Dietary fiber

Dietary Fiber Dietary Fiber is the parts of plant that resist digestive enzymes. A few definitions of dietary fibers are nondigestible carbohydrates and lignin that are intrinsic and intact in plants. nondigestible carbohydrates and lignin that are intact in plants. Another definition is the edible parts of plants or analogous carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the human small intestine, with complete or partial fermentation in the large intestine. Dietary Fiber...

Premium Constipation, Dietary fiber, Fruit 408  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document

what is dietary fibre

What is dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, also known as roughage or bulk, includes all parts of plant foods that your body can't digest or absorb. Unlike other food components, such as fats, proteins or carbohydrates — which your body breaks down and absorbs — fibre isn't digested by your body. Instead, it passes relatively intact through your stomach, small intestine, and colon and out of your body. Fibre is commonly classified as soluble (it dissolves in water) or insoluble (it doesn't dissolve): ...

Premium Defecation, Nutrition, Constipation 685  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Dietary Fiber

Dietary fiber is several plant materials that the body is unable to digest. Fiber is important for the digestive system and lowering cholesterol. Fiber is divided into two categories: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber can dissolve in water which forms a gel-like substance. Soluble fiber has been connected with increased diet quality and a decrease in the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Some foods that are high in soluble fiber include: oatmeal, legumes, strawberries, apples and barley. Insoluble...

Premium Dietary fiber, Defecation, Constipation 314  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document

Research Paper

Understanding Your Fats and Fiber There are four major dietary fats that we in the foods that we may eat, transfats, saturated fats, monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. Eating some of these fats may raise the cholesterol in our bodies. The fats that are considered to be bad fats that we eat are trans fats and saturated because they raise the bad cholesterol (LDL) in our bodies. Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats are know to be the good fats and are know to help reduce bad...

Premium Unsaturated fat, Nutrition, Dietary fiber 571  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Fogg Amanda SC115 06 Principles of Nut

Fiber Assignment Name: Amanda Fogg Be sure to use complete sentences in your responses to items 2 through 8. 1. What is the title and source of the article? Use APA format for the reference. Sulaberidze, G., Okujava, M., Liluashvili, K., Tughushi, M., & Bezarashvili, S. (2014). DIETARY FIBER’S BENEFIT FOR GALLSTONE DISEASE PREVENTION DURING RAPID WEIGHT LOSS IN OBESE PATIENTS. Georgian Medical News, 6(231), 95-99. 2. Name the disease or diseases mentioned in the article. The one disease...

Premium Colon, Obesity, Wheat 691  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Nutrition Diet Analysis

source of fiber. Furthermore, reduced amounts of cholesterol have been linked to high fiber diets. Since my intake of vegetables and grains were problematic to achieve a well-balanced diet, I want to look further at the fiber content of my eating habits, as well as the cholesterol levels I obtain. Fiber contains parts of plants or carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption. Fiber can be further classified as either water-soluble or as an insoluble form. Findings within, Fiber and Cardiovascular...

Premium Broccoli, Vegetable, Nutrition 765  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free