Energy values of unavailable carbohydrate and diets: an inquiry and analysis.

  • G. E. Livesey
  • Published 1990 in The American journal of clinical nutrition


To determine digestible-energy values (DEVs) for unavailable carbohydrate (UC), an analysis was made of published data on 29 human diets with UC from several sources and intakes ranging from 4 to 93 g/d. A distinction was made between apparent DEVs, derived from UC intake and fecal loss, and partial DEVs, derived from energy intake and fecal loss. By use of… (More)


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