EFFECTS OF DIETARY FIBRE ON POLYP FORMATION, CELL PROLIFERATION AND CRYPT FISSION IN THE MIN MOUSE
- Fiber, Colorectal Cancer Connection Examined. Wang, Linda // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;6/4/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p777
Reports that study findings show an association between dietary fiber intake and colorectal polyps and colorectal incidence. Indications that fiber has the capacity to reduce cancer risk.
- Fixing Formulas with Fiber. Skarra, Leslie // Prepared Foods;Jun2005, Vol. 174 Issue 6, p67
Discusses the functional benefits of fiber for food systems and human digestion. Functional applications of fiber; Way to improve the flavors of food using fiber; Steps on choosing a dietary fiber. INSET: Finding a Fiber Fix.
- EFFECT OF FIBRE DIET ON NEOPLASIA: CELL PROLIFERATION AND CRYPT FISSION IN MIN MICE. Bashir, O.; FitzGerald, A.J.; Goodlad, R.A. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA92
Background: The precise nature and magnitude of the relationship between specific fibre intake and risk of colorectal cancer have not been clearly established. Some studies have shown increased risk rather than protection in man and in animals. One possible explanation is that dietary fibre can...
- The Truth about Fiber. Masters, Maria // Men's Health;Nov2009, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p102
The article analyzes several facts related to fiber and discusses its importance for human body. As stated, fibers are regarded as an useful component in food to control weight and prevent colon cancer. Experts state that the fact that fiber has no calories is wrong as it is essentially composed...
- REVENT COLON CANCER AND DIVERTICULOSIS. SerVaas, Cory // Saturday Evening Post;Jul1983, Vol. 255 Issue 5, p26
The article offers information on prevention for colon cancer and diverticulosis. A doctor commented that cancer and other diseases of the colon are diet related. Foods rich in fiber would keep the intestines cleaned out. It was found out that the higher the fiber intake, the smaller the risk of...
- Dietary Fiber Decreases Risk for Colorectal Cancer. Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;1/1/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p205
Presents information on studies on the role of increase amounts of dietary fiber in lowering the risk of colorectal cancer. Controversy on the link between a lower risk of colorectal cancer and increase amounts of dietary fiber; Design of the studies; Recommendations of the studies.
- Good fibrations. // Food & Drink Technology;Feb2004, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p18
Discusses the benefits of enriching foods with dietary fibers. Increase in popularity of functional foods in Europe; Dutch company Maneba's introduction of its X-Gold wheat fibers which it claims contain 90 per cent dietary fibers; Taiyo Kagaku's manufacture of a water soluble dietary fiber...
- Prebiotics: Food of the Guards. // Nutraceuticals World;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p60
The article discusses the nutritional value of prebiotics. It mentions that prebiotics have to do with the food ingested by microflora that guard human digestive health. It notes that prebiotic dietary fibers derived from chicory root offers digestive mobility, transit time and increased mineral...
- Dietary Fiber's State of Confusion. Best, Daniel // Prepared Foods;Oct2007, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p93
The article presents information on dietary fibers. Dietary fibers are derive from the cell walls of plant materials, especially seeds and all of them are prebiotics. A discussion on the different kinds of dietary fibers, including insoluble dietary fiber and soluble dietary fiber are presented....