Complexity in the Interpretation of Data Derived from Studies of Dietary Fiber

  • G. A. Spiller
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 270)


The study of the effects of dietary fiber on health needs to consider differences between the effects of natural high-fiber whole foods and the effect of isolated or purified fibers.


Serum Lipid Bioactive Compound Bile Acid Excretion Data Derive Lipid Bile 
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  1. Spiller, G.A., “Handbook of Dietary Fiber in Human Nutrition,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (1986).Google Scholar
  2. Spiller, G.A. and Jenkins, D. J. A., Dietary fibre supplements, physiological and pharmacological aspects: a workshop report, in “Proceedings of the XIII International Congress of Nutrition — 1985,” T. G. Taylor and N. K. Jenkins, ed., John Libbey & Company Ltd., London.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Spiller
    • 1
  1. 1.Health Research and Studies CenterLos AltosUSA

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