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Fiber Ingredients

Food Applications and Health Benefits, 1st Edition

Edited by Susan Sungsoo Cho, Priscilla Samuel

CRC Press

480 pages | 71 B/W Illus.

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This book summarizes available fiber sources and how they can be incorporated into new food products to provide improved health benefits. It rigorously examines health claims, recent research, and contradictory data; covers fiber for weight and glycemic control, and intestinal regularity; and discusses how food producers can find fiber sources and include finer in their products. Critically examining current research and future directions, this resource blends coverage of the latest scientific information on the health benefits of fiber with information on how to formulate foods with higher concentrations of this vital nutrient.

Table of Contents

Functional and Dietary Fibers: An Introduction, Susan Cho

Section I Soluble Fibers

Alpha-cyclodextrin, Jonathan David Buckley, Alison Mary Coates, and Peter Ranald Charles Howe

NUTRIOSE® Soluble Fiber, Catherine Lefranc-Millot, Daniel Wils, Jean-Michel Roturier, Catherine Le Bihan, and Marie-Hélène Saniez-Degrave

Inulin, Anne Franck and Douwina Bosscher

Fibersol®-2 Resistant Maltodextrin: Functional Dietary Fiber Ingredient, Chieko Hashizume and Kazuhiro Okuma

Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum Dietary Fiber, Mahendra P. Kapoor and Lekh R. Juneja

Acacia Gum, Sebastien Baray

Pectin, Hans Ulrich Endress and Frank Mattes

Polydextrose, Julian D. Stowell

Section II Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch (RS), E. Terry Finocchiaro, Anne Birkett, and Monika Okoniewska

Section III Conventional Fibers

Oat Fiber from Oat Hull, Jon Bodner and Susan Sungsoo Cho

Cellulose, Toru Takahashi

Oat β-Glucan, Niina Tapola and Essi Sarkkinen

Rice Bran: Production, Composition, Functionality and Food Applications, Physiological Benefits, Talwinder S. Kahlon

Barley Fiber, Christine E. Fastnaught

Sugar Beet Fiber: Production, Characteristics, Food Applications, and Physiological Benefits, Marie-Christine Ralet, Fabienne Guillon, Catherine Renard, and Jean-Francois Thibault

Psyllium, Seyed Ali Ziai

Section IV New Development

Fruit Fibers, Jürgen Fischer

Aleurone Flour: A Novel Wheat Ingredient Rich in Fermentable Fiber, Micronutrients, and Bioavailable Folate, Michael Fenech, Peter Clifton, Manny Noakes and David Topping

Appendix: Suppliers of Dietary Fiber Ingredients


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition