Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Fiber

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

IoM Food & Nutrition Board will accept comments on its proposed definitions of fiber until May 31, after which it will establish final definitions that will appear in upcoming report setting dietary reference intakes for macronutrients; report is due out by year-end. Proposed definitions distinguish between: dietary fiber, "non-digestible carbohydrates and lignin that are intrinsic and intact in plants"; added fiber, "isolated, non-digestible carbohydrates that have beneficial physiological effects in humans"; and total fiber, "the sum of dietary fiber and added fiber." Comments may be mailed to FNB or emailed to fnb@nas.edu
Advertisement

Related Content

Topics

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS092542

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel