Influence of Fiber on Lipid Metabolism

  • David Kritchevsky
  • Jon A. Story
  • George V. Vahouny
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Long-term studies correlating various metabolic and behavioral parameters have shown that elevated levels of serum cholesterol represent a risk factor vis-a-vis the development of coronary dissease1, 2. Implication of serum cholesterol in the development of coronary disease has precipitated many studies aimed at controlling serum lipid levels.


Bile Acid Bile Salt Serum Cholesterol Wheat Straw Serum Cholesterol Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Kritchevsky
    • 1
  • Jon A. Story
    • 2
  • George V. Vahouny
    • 3
  1. 1.The Wistar Inst. of Anatomy and Biol.PhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Foods and NutritionPurdue Univ.W. LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Bioch.George Washington Univ. Med. CenterUSA

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