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6 Origins of rice 22 Dietary Fiber Research on health benefits began in 1970’s Generally accepted definition: Non-digestible part of plant foods Total Dietary Fiber = Soluble + Insoluble (in Water) “Soluble” (e.g. oat bran) Lowers blood cholesterol Lowers blood glucose “Insoluble” (e.g. wheat and rice bran)
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Unformatted text preview: Improves “regularity,” relieves constipation 23 Whole Grains Summary ŋ Whole grain foods contain the entire grain, including the bran, the endosperm and the germ. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend consuming a minimum of 3 servings of whole grain products daily....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.

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