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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 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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