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Barley �-Glucan Functional Beverage for Chronic Diseases Management

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ISBN-10: 3844307826

ISBN-13: 9783844307825

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ahmad Din, Faqir M. Anjum, M. Umair Arshad

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Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is one of the first ancient plant species. It is rich in dietary fibre and possessing mixed-linkage (1 3), (1 4)- -D- glucans, a soluble fiber component. The nutritional and functional properties of -glucan make it suitable ingriedient to use in functional foods. The present study shows that (1 3), (1 4) - -D-glucan is a dominant soluble fiber component in barley. During three months refrigerated storage barley - glucan was found to be stable at low pH conditions in beverages system and showed shelf stability. Consumption of foods rich in -glucan (soluble fiber) may reduce the risk of chronic diseases and such foods exhibited decrease in serum cholesterol levels…    
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List price: $81.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.37" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English