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Vol. 8, Issue 9 (2019)

Antioxidant dietary fiber: A healthy functional ingredient

Aishwarya V Patil and Dr. Pushpa Bharati
Due to several beneficial effects of dietary fiber, the number of dietary fiber enriched food products are introduced into the food market, mainly due to high beneficial effect on the digestive system. Dietary fiber produced by by-products of foods are rich in antioxidants include healthy and important antioxidants such as carotenoids and polyphenols. This brings concept of antioxidant dietary fibre (ADF), which combines beneficial effects of both dietary fibres and antioxidants. This review focuses on the present knowledge in the literature about the sources and potential applications of ADFs as functional ingredients in the Food industry. Also it is aimed to attract the attention of producers to the economic importance of converting those food processing by-products into healthy value-added products.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Aishwarya V Patil, Dr. Pushpa Bharati. Antioxidant dietary fiber: A healthy functional ingredient. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(9):272-275.

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