The Science on Acacia Fiber for Gastrointestinal Health

January 2011
Environmental Nutrition;Jan2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p7
The article provides an answer to a question related to gastrointestinal benefits of acacia fiber or gum arabic.


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