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
Amount Awarded: $89,072
Year Awarded: 2013
Learn more about the IAFNS Carbohydrates Committee.