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A Review: Edible Mushrooms as Source of Dietary Fiber and its Health Effects

@inproceedings{Ghosh2016ARE,
  title={A Review: Edible Mushrooms as Source of Dietary Fiber and its Health Effects},
  author={K. Ghosh},
  year={2016}
}
  • K. Ghosh
  • Published 2016
  • Dietary fibers are high molecular weight materials which are resistant to digestion and absorption in human beings but it can move along wi th food through the digestive system absorbing water. Chemically, dietary fiber consists of plant components such as cellulose, lignin, waxes, chitins, pectins and β-glucans. Edible mushroom is considered as a novel source of dietary fiber. Mushroom contains dietary fibers belonging to β-glucans, chitin and hetero polysaccharides as much as 10–15 % in th e… CONTINUE READING
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