Our project focused on finding feasible solutions to manage tail biting in undocked pigs housed in fully slatted systems, mainly by providing manipulable materials and high dietary fibre
Functional properties of dietary fibre
prepared from defatted rice bran.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], May 26 (ANI): A new study discovered that heart patients who consume more dietary fibre
tend to have healthier gut bacteria, which is associated with reduced risk of death or need of a heart transplant.
Diets low in dietary fibre
may contribute to the development of diseases such as bowel cancer and heart disease.
A good target for those wanting to reap health gains would be to eat 25g to 29g of dietary fibre
a day, the analysis found.
I don't think I am the only one that wonders about this nutritional habit." - John A: Yes, John, I do believe those strings of pith that get stuck in your teeth when you eat tangerines and clementines (citrus fruits similar to mandarin oranges) contain valuable dietary fibre
. By definition, dietary fibre
is an indigestible carbohydrate that comes in many forms but has two basic classifications, soluble and insoluble.
High dietary fibre
intake is also associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer.7
Biologically active constituents of cereals that promote beneficial physiological effects are dietary fibre
, starch and polyphenols.
The above factors are also resulting in customers opting for dietary fibre
supplements that are rich in vitamins, minerals and other essential ingredients.
Fagerthun, "A dietary fibre
supplement and weight maintenance after weight reduction: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled long-term trial," International Journal of Obesity, vol.
Heredia, "Dietary fibre
from vegetable products as source of functional ingredients," Trends in Food Science and Technology, vol.
includes cellulose, hemicelluloses, gums, pectins and also lignin.