Definitions

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  • adj. Not digestible.

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  • adj. not digestible

Etymologies

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non- +‎ digestible

Examples

  • Prebiotics ( "before life") are nondigestible or fiber components of foods, usually complex carbohydrates that beneficially affect the host by stimulating the growth of intestinal bacteria.

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  • Inulin, for example, is a type of high-fructose, nondigestible fiber that is present in wheat and onions.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Prebiotics are nondigestible food fibers that stimulate the growth and activity of healthy bacteria in the intestines.

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  • Prebiotics are nondigestible food ingredients that assist the beneficial bacteria, helping them thrive.

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  • TUESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- An ingredient in agave -- the plant used to make tequila -- may help fight bone-weakening garlic, onions and chicory are rich, natural sources of fructans -- nondigestible carbohydrates consisting of molecules of fructose linked together into chains, according to background information in a news release from the American Chemical Society.

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  • Fiber is a nondigestible carbohydrate, so it's not absorbed by the body.

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  • Prebiotics are defined as "nondigestible substances that provide a beneficial physiological effect on the host by selectively stimulating the favourable growth or activity of a limited number of indigenous bacteria".

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  • In healthy subjects, factors related to colonic fermentation of nondigestible carbohydrates increase peripheral

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition current issue

  • (BA) that were rich in nondigestible carbohydrates.

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition current issue

  • Factors related to colonic fermentation of nondigestible carbohydrates of a previous evening meal increase tissue glucose uptake and moderate glucose-associated inflammation,

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition current issue

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