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This document constitutes the final report of the COST 92 programme on metabolic and physical aspects of dietary fibre, which was set up to coordinate activities in Europe, stimulate research, and exchange ideas through meetings and workshops.

The publication covers:
dietary fibre research in Europe (detailing countries and number of active laboratories);
working group information;
tables of dietary fibre intakes in Europe;
physico-chemical properties and lipid metabolism;
mechanism of action of dietary fibre;
dietary fibre measurement;
dietary fibre and fermentation in the colon. e colon.

Additional information

Authors: CUMMINGS J H (EDITOR), University of Cambridge (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1996) 28pp., free of charge
Availability: Available from the COST Secretariat, European Commission, DG XII, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE), Fax: +32-2-2964289
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-7889-4
Record Number: 199611419 / Last updated on: 1997-02-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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