Development of a Fiber Database and Evidence Map

Thousands of studies have been completed on a wide range of fiber and fiber-rich foods examining a wide range of health outcomes. The aim of this project is to develop a comprehensive database of fibers to enable efficient conduct of systematic evidence reviews linking specific fibers and fiber sources with high potential human health outcomes.

Institution: Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
Principal Investigator: Nicola McKeown, PhD
Year Awarded: 2013

Read More: Development Of A Publicly Available, Comprehensive Database Of Fiber And Health Outcomes: Rationale And Methods

Learn more about the IAFNS Carbohydrates Committee.