Manipulating dietary intake of poorly absorbed and fermentable short-chain carbohydrates (FODMAPs): Implications for laxation and gastrointestinal health

Jane Grey Muir, Susan Joy Shepherd, Jacqueline Susanne Barrett, Shaylyn B Mitchell, Derrick K Ong, Rosemary Rose, Ourania Rosella, Chu Kion Yao, Emma Phoebe Halmos, Jessica Rose Biesiekierski, Peter Raymond Gibson

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Adequate fiber in the diet is essential for maintaining gastrointestinal and cardiovascular health and for weight management and glycemic control. But a majority of people in developed countries fall short of their recommended daily intake. Designed for product developers, nutritionists, dietitians, and regulatory agencies, Dietary Fiber and Health discusses critical findings from the Ninth Vahouny Fiber Symposium about the significance of dietary fiber and ways to get more fiber in our diet.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDietary Fiber and Health
EditorsSusan S Cho, Nelson Almeida
Place of PublicationBoca Raton Florida USA
PublisherCRC Press
Pages197 - 208
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781439899298
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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