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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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Dietary fiber consists of carbohydrate polymers that make up the cell wall of vegetables, including cellulose, hemicellulose and pectins, as well as polysaccharides from plants or obtained from algae, like gums and mucilages and oligosaccharides, such as inulin.
The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between dietary fiber and obesity within a group of low-income low-education female health care workers.
The investigators found no associations between total dietary fiber intake and radiographic knee OA or for other fiber intake with either symptomatic or radiographic knee OA.
The daily feed allowance was increased with increasing dietary fiber concentration because calculated ME concentrations in the experimental diets decreased with increasing dietary fiber concentration (Table 2).
This report estimates the market size of the dietary fiber market in terms of both value and volume.
The results indicated that food intake of rats did not affected by any source of dietary fiber. This due to the fact that rats received dietary protein will consume more food than those on a non- protein diet.
Except for the analysis of dietary fiber and carbohydrates, the nutritional composition was performed in triplicate and according to the official method of the Institute Adolfo Lutz (IAL, 2008).
In recent years, a trend toward a lack of dietary fiber in daily eating habits, here defined as being under the recommended daily intake(1), has been observed among Japanese women in their twenties and thirties in particular.
[5.] Tungland BC and D Meyer Nondigestible oligo- and polysaccharides (dietary fiber): their physiology and role in human health and food.
The study authors conclude, "In this meta-analysis of prospective studies, there was an inverse association between dietary fiber intake and breast cancer risk."
"Americans don't eat enough whole grains and don't get enough dietary fiber," says wheat expert Edward J.
For example, the researchers sought to determine the dietary fiber content in today's whole-grain soft-wheat flours.
Compared with people who consume low levels of dietary fiber, those who consume high levels have decreased rates of all-cause, cardiovascular, infectious, and respiratory disease mortality, a large cohort study has shown.
Dietary fiber, fruit and vegetable consumption, and health.