Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Dietary Fibers

Edited by Viduranga Y. Waisundara

Australian College of Business & Technology

Dietary fibers have been identified as a food ingredient of importance due to their ability to act on the gut microbiome. The health benefits of dietary fibers have been numerous and not just limited to this alone. Since time immemorial, dietary fibers are identified as playing a significant role in the normalization of bowel movements and also helping control blood glucose and cholesterol levels, as well as control weight gain. The book provides fundamental knowledge on dietary fibers as well as shares insights and updates on their health benefits. The chapters have been written by experts in these two areas and it is hoped that the profits from going through the content are substantial

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Dietary FibersEdited by Viduranga Y. Waisundara

Published: January 7th 2022

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.95197

ISBN: 978-1-83969-636-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-635-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-637-4

Copyright year: 2022

Books open for chapter submissions

386 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Introductory Chapter: The Basics of Dietary Fibers

By Kanchana Samarasinghe, Chamodya R. Dharmadasa and Viduranga Y. Waisundara


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2. Psyllium: A Source of Dietary Fiber

By Ranu Agrawal


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3. Dietary Fiber and Dyslipidemia

By I. Gusti Ayu Nyoman Danuyanti and Z.S. Ahmad Fahrurrozi


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4. Suitability of Fruits and Vegetables for Provision of Daily Requirement of Dietary Fiber Targets

By Oluwafunmilayo Dorcas Adegbaju, Gloria Aderonke Otunola and Anthony Jide Afolayan


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5. Prebiotic Dietary Fibers for Weight Management

By Ceren Gezer and Gözde Okburan


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6. Signaling Pathways Associated with Metabolites of Dietary Fibers Link to Host Health

By Kavita Rani, Jitendra Kumar, Sonia Sangwan, Nampher Masharing, Murli Dhar Mitra and H.B. Singh


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