• nutrients
  • Dietary fibers can act by changing the nature of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract and by changing how other nutrients and chemicals are absorbed. (wikipedia.org)
  • When used in feed for livestock or horses, middlings can be a good source of protein, fiber, phosphorus, and other nutrients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main action of dietary fiber is to change the nature of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract, and to change how other nutrients and chemicals are absorbed. (wikipedia.org)
  • To reach the recommended amount of fibre, consumption of dietary fibre from foods (e.g. plants, vegetables, legumes, and grains) instead of supplements is preferred because they contain additional beneficial nutrients and non-nutritive components (e.g. antioxidants and phytoestrogens). (wikipedia.org)
  • Other dietary substances found in plant foods (phytochemicals, polyphenols) are not identified as essential nutrients but appear to impact health in both positive and negative ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • vegetables
  • Writing in the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health, the team offers fruit, vegetables, whole-grain foods, such as muesli and porridge, beans and pulses, as readily available foods rich in dietary fiber. (redorbit.com)
  • Given the ready availability particularly in the West and in the relatively richer parts of the developing world of vegetables, fruit and other foods high in dietary fiber it is a matter of recommending that people eat more dietary fiber rather than consistently taking the unhealthy low-fiber option throughout their lives. (redorbit.com)
  • Because fiber is found primarily in the cell walls of plants, plant-based foods - whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, and nuts - are major food sources. (weightwatchers.com)
  • To meet this recommendation, the Guidelines suggest including beans and peas (legumes), other vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and other foods with naturally occurring fiber. (weightwatchers.com)
  • This fiber, found in whole grains and vegetables, helps keep us regular and reduces the risk for colon problems from constipation and irritable bowel syndrome to colon cancer. (viewzone.com)
  • Dietary fiber - found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes - is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Refined or processed foods - such as canned fruits and vegetables, pulp-free juices, white breads and pastas, and non-whole-grain cereals - are lower in fiber. (mayoclinic.org)
  • functional
  • The team suggests that evidence points to a loss of dietary fiber in the diet as being a major risk factor for health problems but one of the simplest to remedy without recourse to major changes in diet or the addition of supplements or so-called functional foods and nutraceuticals to the diet. (redorbit.com)
  • However, many of these byproducts are dietary, functional, and potentially novel sources of nutrition. (hindawi.com)
  • According to published data, more than 50% of functional foods in supermarkets are fiber-fortified foods and this proportion is increasing [ 9 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • A position has been adopted by the US Department of Agriculture to include functional fibers as isolated fiber sources that may be included in the diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fibre supplements (or fiber supplements) are considered to be a form of a subgroup of functional dietary fibre, and in the United States are defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). (wikipedia.org)
  • irritable bowel sy
  • It's also alleged that fiber can help remedy irritable bowel syndrome. (infobarrel.com)
  • Soluble fiber supplements may be beneficial for alleviating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, such as diarrhea or constipation and abdominal discomfort. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fiber supplements may be effective in an overall dietary plan for managing irritable bowel syndrome by modification of food choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal ailment for which dietary soluble fibre is often prescribed as part of a therapeutic solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • constipation
  • This sort of fiber keeps you from having constipation. (infobarrel.com)
  • The purpose this study was to to evaluate the therapeutic effect of a fibers mixture in the treatment of chronic constipation and on the colonic transit time in children. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In spite of an increase in the consumption of fibers being indicated for the treatment of constipation, few clinical trails have evaluated its efficiency. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The NHS reports that dietary restrictions during stage one may cause side effects including "bad breath, a dry mouth, tiredness, dizziness, insomnia, nausea and constipation. (wikipedia.org)
  • sugars
  • These are growing more common even in developing nations where a "western" diet of highly processed foods, high in sugars and saturated fats, beef and dairy products and low in dietary fiber is displacing more traditional options. (redorbit.com)
  • Fatty acids bind with soluble fibers and help slow down digestion which, in turn, slows down the absorption and release of sugars in the body. (reference.com)
  • defecation
  • Because fiber helps you pass stool easily, there's no need for tensing up during defecation. (infobarrel.com)
  • Bulking fibers absorb water as they move through the digestive system, easing defecation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given an average 6 grams (0.21 oz) serving, below are the amounts of prebiotic foods required to achieve a daily serving of prebiotic fiber: Preliminary research has demonstrated potential effects on calcium and other mineral absorption, immune system effectiveness, bowel acidity, reduction of colorectal cancer risk, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) hypertension and defecation frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • rich in dietary
  • The fast growing food industry will likely generate an ever-growing amount of byproducts in future including bran, husk, peel, pomace, and other products that are rich in dietary fibers [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • fermentation
  • Short-chain fatty acids are touted as the main products of dietary fiber fermentation, and have been associated with a host of health benefits. (naturalnews.com)
  • however, such fibers are susceptible to varying degrees of microbial fermentation or degradation in the colon. (google.com)
  • Advantages of consuming fiber are the production of healthful compounds during the fermentation of soluble fiber, and insoluble fiber's ability (via its passive hygroscopic properties) to increase bulk, soften stool, and shorten transit time through the intestinal tract. (wikipedia.org)
  • water soluble fiber
  • A separate type of water soluble fiber called 'lignan' is now being studied because of its effect in lowering womens risk for breast cancer. (viewzone.com)
  • 13. A method according to claim 1 wherein the water soluble fiber is concentrated by a process selected from the group consisting microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 14. A method according to claim 1 wherein the water soluble fiber is concentrated by a process of microfiltration using a membrane having a pore size of between 0.1 micron and 1 micron. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • nutritional
  • Except for providing bulk for normal bowel function, such fiber was considered to be of no nutritional value. (google.com)
  • 7. A liquid nutritional product according to claim 6 wherein an eight ounce serving of said product contains between I grams and 7 grams of said dietary fiber system. (google.es)
  • Dietary fibers are often characterized by high nutritional quality, as they are able to cure many chronic diseases and improve texture, sensory characteristics, and shelf life of foods. (hindawi.com)
  • prebiotic
  • Soluble (prebiotic, viscous) fiber that is readily broken down or fermented in the colon into physiologically active byproducts and gases. (redorbit.com)
  • It has two main components: Soluble fiber, which dissolves in water, is readily fermented in the colon into gases and physiologically active byproducts, and can be prebiotic and viscous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acacia senegal fiber (gum arabic - completely soluble, fully fermentable) has also been shown to have a prebiotic effect in the gut, significantly increasing Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli after 4 weeks of consumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • foods
  • High-fiber foods will keep you fuller for a longer period of time. (dailypress.com)
  • Fiber also is supplied by a variety of processed foods that have been modified with added fiber. (weightwatchers.com)
  • Fiber-rich foods can help with hunger management by boosting feelings of fullness. (weightwatchers.com)
  • Foods labeled "good source of fiber" contain at least 10 percent of the recommended amount or 2.5 g/serving and those labeled "excellent source of fiber" contain at least 20 percent of the recommended amount (≥5 g/serving). (weightwatchers.com)
  • Most of the time, people do not consider the dietary fiber content of foods. (infobarrel.com)
  • Consuming foods with high-fiber content might demand you to chew your food much longer than you should any other kind of food. (infobarrel.com)
  • But foods containing fiber can provide other health benefits as well, such as helping to maintain a healthy weight and lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Selecting tasty foods that provide fiber isn't difficult. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Find out how much dietary fiber you need, the foods that contain it, and how to add them to meals and snacks. (mayoclinic.org)
  • To receive the greatest health benefit, eat a wide variety of high-fiber foods. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Studies also have shown that high-fiber foods may have other heart-health benefits, such as reducing blood pressure and inflammation. (mayoclinic.org)
  • High-fiber foods tend to be more filling than low-fiber foods, so you're likely to eat less and stay satisfied longer. (mayoclinic.org)
  • And high-fiber foods tend to take longer to eat and to be less "energy dense," which means they have fewer calories for the same volume of food. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Another way to get more fiber is to eat foods, such as cereal, granola bars, yogurt, and ice cream, with fiber added. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Some people complain of gassiness after eating foods with added fiber. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Most of the current interest in dietary fiber stems from the efforts of Trowell and other researchers in the 1960s and 1970s to examine the differences in disease patterns between populations consuming diets high in refined foods (typical of developed countries) and populations consuming diets high in unrefined foods (typical of less developed or undeveloped countries). (encyclopedia.com)
  • however, certain foods are good sources of particular types of fiber. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Plant foods contain both types of fiber in varying degrees, according to the plant's characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amount of fiber contained in common foods are in the following table: Medical authorities, such as the Mayo Clinic, recommend adding fiber-rich products to the daily diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grain products have the highest fiber contents, such as crude corn bran (79 g per 100 g) and crude wheat bran (43 g per 100 g), which are ingredients for manufactured foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • consume
  • Some cultures and people do not consume meat or animal food products for cultural, dietary, health, ethical, or ideological reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • diet
  • Natural News) Improved joint health can now be added to the long list of fiber's health benefits as researchers associated a fiber-rich diet with a decreased risk for degenerative joint disease, particularly in the knees. (naturalnews.com)
  • 2 In a landmark study of more than 9,000 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), those whose diet was highest in fiber were less likely to develop heart disease. (weightwatchers.com)
  • In late studies, it was presented that in America alone, lower than half of the population gets adequate fiber in their diet. (infobarrel.com)
  • If you have diarrhea, putting fiber to your diet will aid you in absorbing water and form bulky stools. (infobarrel.com)
  • This is among the reasons that most diabetic patients supply fiber in their diet. (infobarrel.com)
  • Increase in health and diet concerns among consumers, rise in demand for bread, which possesses dietary fibers to increase its shelf life, and rise in disposable income drive the growth of this industry. (sbwire.com)
  • A disadvantage of a diet high in fiber is the potential for significant intestinal gas production and bloating. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, some aspects of the diet correspond with dietary advice which is recognized as sensible: its last two stages are sufficiently nutritious to be considered healthy. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Beach Diet and other low carbohydrate diets lack dietary fiber, which is generally considered to aid weight loss and to help prevent obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • In diet, prebiotics are typically non-digestible fiber compounds that pass undigested through the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and stimulate the growth or activity of advantageous bacteria that colonize the large bowel by acting as substrate for them. (wikipedia.org)
  • comprises
  • 7. The chewable dietary fiber tablet of any one of claims 1 - 6 , wherein the dietary fiber component further comprises an additional dietary fiber ingredient. (google.com)
  • 15. A method according to claim 13 wherein concentration of the solubilised fiber comprises ultrafiltration using an ultrafiltration membrane with a molecular weight cut-off in the range of between 1,000 and 100,000. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • fatty
  • Whereas flax seed oil contains a full range of essential fatty acids which can help reduce allergy related problems and inflammations as well as reducing the risk for heart disease, it contains no fiber, or lignan. (viewzone.com)
  • Soluble fiber also attenuates the absorption of sugar, reduces sugar response after eating, normalizes blood lipid levels and, once fermented in the colon, produces short-chain fatty acids as byproducts with wide-ranging physiological activities (discussion below). (wikipedia.org)
  • A molecule of dietary fat typically consists of several fatty acids (containing long chains of carbon and hydrogen atoms), bonded to a glycerol. (wikipedia.org)
  • psyllium
  • A cereal bran such as psyllium seed husk, or a synthetic fiber such as methylcellulose is often used in this case. (wikipedia.org)
  • types of fiber
  • To understand the importance of this macronutrient, you first need to understand that there are two very diiferent types of fiber. (viewzone.com)
  • wherein
  • 2. The chewable dietary fiber tablet of claim 1 , wherein the fructooligosaccharide is present in an amount of at least about 20% by weight of the tablet. (google.com)
  • 5. The chewable dietary fiber tablet of claim 1 , wherein the fructooligosaccharide is present in an amount of at least about 45% by weight of the tablet. (google.com)
  • flour
  • The primary purpose of this review is to comprehensively evaluate potential applications of dietary fibers in flour products, addressing common problems and reviewing potential solutions to promote further study and applications of dietary fibers. (hindawi.com)
  • The aim of this review is to summarize recent findings about the biological activity of dietary fibers in the human body, while simultaneously investigating its application in flour products. (hindawi.com)
  • White flour is made entirely from the endosperm or protein/starchy part of the grain (the grass fruit), leaving behind the germ or protein/fat/vitamin-rich part and the bran or fiber part. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plant
  • Some but not all soluble plant fibers block intestinal mucosal adherence and translocation of potentially pathogenic bacteria and may therefore modulate intestinal inflammation, an effect that has been termed contrabiotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Juicing removes the fiber content of the fruit or vegetable, and the full benefits of the plant is thus not experienced. (wikipedia.org)