Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber

Type: Consensus Study
Topics: Biomedical and Health Research, Children, Youth and Families, Diseases, Food and Nutrition, Public Health
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

Activity Description

The Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee established the Panel on the Definition of Dietary Fiber (Dietary Fiber Panel). The panel developed a proposed definition for dietary fiber, based on review of other proposed definitions and those currently in use by the Canadian and U.S. governments.

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