Key references for dietary fiber and prebiotics

Start with these key references if you’re interested in learning more about dietary fiber and prebiotics.

The Role of Dietary Nutrients in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Sugihara K, Marhardt TL, Kamada N; Front. Immunology (2019) 9:3183; doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.03183  

Dietary fiber intervention on gut microbiota composition in healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis; So et al.; Am J Clin Nutr (2018) 107:965-983; doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqy041 

Lactose and lactose-derived oligosaccharides: more than prebiotics?; Int. Dairy J (2016) 67:61-72; doi:10.1016/j.dairyj.2016.10.001 

Lactose—a conditional prebiotic? Gänzle, M.G. in: Paques, M., Lindner, C. (Eds.), Lactose. Elsevier, (2019) pp. 155–173. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-811720-0.00004-0    

Intestinal fermentation of lactose and prebiotic lactose derivatives, including human milk oligosaccharides; Venema K; Int Dairy J (2012) 22(2):123-140; doi:10.1016/j.dairyj.2011.10.011  

Towards a more comprehensive concept for prebiotics; Bindels et al.; Rev. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. (2015) 12:303-310; doi:10.1038/nrgastro.2015.47 

Review of the scientific evidence on the physiological effects of certain non-digestible carbohydrates Food and Drug Administration (accessed 2.18.20)

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