Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food. ...Hippocrates
Title: Handbook of Dietary Fiber
Authors: Cho Sungsoo Cho, Susan Ed Sungsoo Cho
Synopsis: “The book presents the latest research on the analysis, metabolism, function, and physicochemical properties of fiber, fiber concentrates, and bioactive isolates--exploring the effect of fiber on chronic disease, cardiovascular health, cancer, and diabetes. Examines food applications and the efficacy and safety of psyllium, sugar beet fiber, pectin, alginate, gum arabic, and rice bran.”
Title: CRC Handbook of Dietary fiber in Human Nutrition. 3rd ed.
Editor: Gene A. Spiller
Synopsis: “Dietary fiber is widely recognized as an essential element of good nutrition. In fact, research on the use of fiber in food science and medicine is being conducted at an incredible pace. This book explores the chemistry, analytical methodologies, physiological and biochemical aspects, clinical and epidemiological studies, and consumption patterns of dietary fiber. This third edition has been updated and expanded to include new information that has become available since the publication of the second edition. It examines epidemiology and presents animal and human studies on the effects of fiber on cancer, heart disease, and gastrointestinal disease. It organizes current data into concise, easy-to-read tables and graphics that cover all aspects of dietary fiber, including chemistry and definitions, analytical procedures, and basic physiological functions. The material also covers the effects of fiber on the gastrointestinal tract, lipid and carbohydrate metabolisms, whole grain and chronic disease, and the interaction of fiber and phytochemicals.”
Title: The dietary fiber handbook for weight control.
Authors: Roger A. Brumback & Mary H. Brumback
Contents: The Secrets unveiled; Using the natural weight control secret; The shopping trip; Attaining and maintaining your ideal body weight; The great beginning of the thin and healthy rest of your life: eating high fiber foods; Eating away from home; Good health and dietary fiber.
Title: Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, Vol 427.
Editors: by David Kritchevsky , Charles T. Bonfield
Contents: Among the topics discussed in the book are: Overview and classification of complex carbohydrates; Dietary fiber and human cancer protection (epidemiological data and mechanism); Soluble fiber and hypertension, energy regulation, and dietary lipids; Dietary fiber and bile acid metabolism; The protective role of dietary fiber in diverticular disease etc.
Title: Fiber Facts: Get the Truth Concerning Dietary Fiber
Author: Rita Elkins
Contents: The great fiber famine; Fiber: A brief history of its demise; Autointoxication: a very real threat; What exactly is fiber; Total dietary fiber; Bran fibers; Fiber intake and American children; Lack of fiber linked to Western diseases; How much fiber do we need?