Handbook of Dietary Fiber in Human Nutrition

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  • ISBN-13: 9780849342493
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1992
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 672

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Dietary Fiber: Overview and Historical Perspectives
Ch. 1.1 Dietary Fiber: From Early Hunter-Gatherers to the 1990s 3
Ch. 1.2 Dietary Fiber - A Perspective 7
Sect. 2 Definitions and Physico-Chemical Properties of Dietary Fiber
Ch. 2.1 Definition of Dietary Fiber 15
Ch. 2.2 Dietary Fiber Parts of Food Plants and Algae 19
Ch. 2.3 Food Components that Behave as Dietary Fiber 21
Ch. 2.4 Food Components Associated with Dietary Fiber 23
Ch. 2.5 Polysaccharide Food Additives that Contribute To Dietary Fiber 27
Ch. 2.6 Glossary of Dietary Fiber Components 29
Sect. 3 Methods of Analysis for Dietary Fiber
Ch. 3.1 Enzymatic Gravimetric Methods 37
Ch. 3.2 Detergent Analysis of Foods 49
Ch. 3.3 Dietary Fiber and Starch: Classification and Measurement 53
Ch. 3.4 The Southgate Method of Dietary Fiber Analysis 73
Ch. 3.5 Determination of Individual Components of Dietary Fiber 77
Ch. 3.6 The Crude Fiber Method 99
Ch. 3.7 Newer Methods for the Analysis of Phytate and Its Hydrolysis Products 101
Ch. 3.8 Determination of the Saponin Content of Foods 105
Sect. 4 Effect of Dietary Fiber on Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism
Ch. 4.1 Effect of Dietary Fiber and Foods on Carbohydrate Metabolism 111
Ch. 4.2 Effect of Dietary Fiber on Intestinal Absorption of Lipids 153
Ch. 4.3 Influence of Dietary Fiber on Cholesterol Metabolism in Experimental Animals 163
Ch. 4.4 Effect of Dietary Fiber on Protein Digestibility and Utilization 179
Sect. 5 Effect of Dietary Fiber on Vitamin and Mineral Metabolism
Ch. 5.1 Bioavailability of Minerals from Cereals 209
Ch. 5.2 Overview of the Effects of Dietary Fiber on the Utilization of Minerals and Trace Elements 245
Ch. 5.3 Effects of Dietary Fiber on Vitamin Metabolism 253
Sect. 6 Effect of Dietary Fiber on Gastrointestinal Function
Ch. 6.1 The Effect of Dietary Fiber on Fecal Weight and Composition 263
Ch. 6.2 Suggestions for a Basis on which to Determine a Desirable Intake of Dietary Fiber 351
Ch. 6.3 Effect of Dietary Fiber and Fiber-Rich Foods on Structure of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract 355
Ch. 6.4 Effect of Dietary Fiber on the Structure of the Colon 359
Ch. 6.5 Influences of Fiber on the Ecology of the Intestinal Flora 361
Ch. 6.6 Interaction Between Human Gut Bacteria and Fibrous Substrates 371
Ch. 6.7 Effects of Dietary Fiber on Digestive Enzymes 377
Ch. 6.8 Influence of Dietary Fiber on the Production, Absorption, or Excretion of Short Chain Fatty Acids in Humans 387
Ch. 6.9 Effects of Dietary Fiber on Fecal-Luminal Mutagenic Activities 413
Sect. 7 Dietary Fiber in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease
Ch. 7.1 Fiber in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia 419
Ch. 7.2 Development of the Dietary Fiber Hypothesis of Diabetes Mellitus 439
Ch. 7.3 Treatment of Diabetes with High Fiber Diets 443
Ch. 7.4 Gallstones 471
Ch. 7.5 Human Epidemiological Studies on Dietary Fiber and Colon Cancer 477
Ch. 7.6 Fiber and Colonic Diverticular Disease 483
Ch. 7.7 Fiber and Inflammatory Bowel Disease 487
Ch. 7.8 Disease Patterns in South Africa as Related to Dietary Fiber 491
Ch. 7.9 Disease Patterns in Japan and Changes in Dietary Fiber (1930-1980) 497
Ch. 7.10 Modification by Dietary Fiber of Toxic or Carcinogenic Effects 501
Sect. 8 Consumption Patterns of Dietary Fiber
Ch. 8.1 Patterns of Dietary Fiber Consumption in Humans 509
Ch. 8.2 The Consumption of Fiber in Vegetarians and Nonvegetarians 525
Ch. 8.3 Fiber Consumption in Australian Populations 535
Ch. 8.4 Consumption of Dietary Fiber-Rich Foods in China 543
Ch. 8.5 Consumption of Dietary Fiber in France (1850-1981) 547
Ch. 8.6 Fiber Consumption in Italy 557
Appendix I: Tables of Dietary Fiber and Associated Substances Content in Foods
Table 1. Dietary Fiber Values for Common Foods 567
Table 2. Dry Matter, Ash, Crude Protein, Total Dietary Fiber, Soluble Fiber, Neutral Detergent Residue, Hemicelluloses, Cellulose, and Lignin Content of Selected Foods 595
Table 3. Dietary Fiber Content of Selected Foods by the Southgate Methods 607
Table 4. Dietary Fiber Content of Cereals in Norway 611
Table 5. Crude Fiber Values of Typical Samples 613
Table 6. Comparison of Analyses of Dietary Fiber and Crude Fiber 615
Table 7. Phytate Contents of Foods 617
Table 8. Plant Foods that Contain Significant Levels of Saponins and Their Estimated Saponin Content 625
Appendix II: Report of the Recommendations on Fiber Classification of the Fiber Supplement Workshop at the XIII International Congress of Nutrition, Brighton, U.K 627
Appendix III: Beyond Dietary Fiber 633
Index 639
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