Issue Date: March 5, 2007
Chock Full O' Fiber
Coffee drinkers worried about the health effects of java's complex chemical brew might sip a little easier. M. Elena Díaz-Rubio and Fulgencio Saura-Calixto at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research, in Madrid, recently quantified the soluble dietary fiber in brewed coffee and discovered that the beverage contains more soluble dietary fiber than tea or orange juice (J. Ag. Food Chem. 2007, 55, 1999). The researchers tested three coffee preparations with a modified enzymatic . . .
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