Whole Grains and Digestive Health

Isabel Bondia-Pons, Jenni Lappi, Emilia Selinheimo, Marjukka Kolehmainen, Hannu Mykkänen, Kaisa Poutanen

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2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNondigestible Carbohydrates and Digestive Health
EditorsTeri M. Paeschke, William R. Aimutis
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)978-0-8138-1762-0
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2011
MoE publication typeNot Eligible


  • Cellulose, essential structural component - of cereal cell walls
  • Colonic fermentation - of whole grain carbohydrates
  • Copassengers of whole grain carbohydrates
  • DF constituents in whole grain
  • Metabolic links between consumption of cereal foods and disease risk - being unclear
  • Processing, tissue integrity - and chemical composition of whole grain foods
  • Whole grain carbohydrates, role in treatment - of gastrointestinal tract diseases, coeliac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Whole grain cereal food intake - reducing risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Whole grains and digestive health
  • Whole grains, rich in different types of DF and associated compounds - and large intestinal fermentation

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