Presents qDietary Fiber, q a special report by Kathleen Meister and published by the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH). Discusses the importance of dietary fiber, the different types, the use of supplements, and dietary recommendations. Links to other ACSH-related Web sites.Numerous scientific studies have established that some kinds of fiber do indeed have a cholesterol-lowering effect. ... Those foods and supplements include oat bran and oatmeal, 30 pectin, 31 guar gum, psyllium and the fibers in legumes.32 Wheat bran and cellulose do not reduce ... a physician before starting to take a supplementor adding a concentrated, fiber-rich food (such as oat bran) to their diets.
|Publisher||:||Am Cncl on Science, Health - 1996|