Plant Fibers and Human Health

  • Mervin G. H. Hardinge


Throughout the history of the nutritional science, attention has centered mainly on the nutrient requirements. Fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and the water intake have all come under close study in an effort to determine the body’s need for each, the effect on health of a deficiency or an excess, and the quantitative interrelationships of nutrients.


Dietary Fiber Serum Cholesterol Level Fiber Intake Plant Fiber Vegetarian Diet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervin G. H. Hardinge
    • 1
  1. 1.Loma Linda UniversityLoma LindaUSA

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