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- Spiller, Gene A.; Story, Jon A.; Furumoto, Emily J.; Chezem, Jo Carol; Spiller, Monica
- British journal of nutrition 2003 v.90 no.4 pp. 803-807
- gastrointestinal transit, etc ; adults; bile acids; colon; colorectal neoplasms; cross-over studies; dietary fiber; excretion; experimental diets; feces composition; normal values; raisins; risk; short chain fatty acids; solar drying; tartaric acid; volatile fatty acids; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Sun-dried raisins are a source of dietary fibre and tartaric acid. The effects of tartaric acid on colon function have not been the focus of extensive research. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effects of dietary fibre and tartaric acid from sun-dried raisins on colon function and on faecal bile acid and short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) excretion in healthy adults. Thirteen health ...