Colonic response to dietary fibre from carrot, cabbage, apple, bran.

  title={Colonic response to dietary fibre from carrot, cabbage, apple, bran.},
  author={John H. Cummings and W J Branch and David J A Jenkins and D A T Southgate and Helen Houston and W Philip T James},
  volume={1 8054},
Approximately 20 g/day of concentrated dietary fibre from carrot, cabbage, apple, bran, and guar gum was added to the controlled basal diet of nineteen healthy volunteers. Faecal weight increased by 12% on bran, 69% on cabbage, 59% on carrot, 40% on apple, and 20% on guar gum. These changes in faecal weight were correlated with an increased intake of pentose-containing polysaccharides from the fibre. On the basal diet there were pronounced individual differences in faecal weight, and from these… CONTINUE READING
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