Dietary Fiber

  • K. W. Heaton


Dietary fiber is not a single substance but a family of diverse substances, like the vitamins (1). Indeed, it is not really a substance at all but rather a concept—a concept that has thrown the science of nutrition into turmoil and that has generated more new ideas and more changes in eating behavior than any nutritional idea since the vitamins in the 1920s.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Dietary Fiber Wheat Bran Diverticular Disease Large Bowel Cancer 


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