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Cereal Foods World, Vol. 64, No. 5
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1094/CFW-64-5-0057
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Inclusion of Dietary Fiber in Meat Products: A Commitment to the Development of Healthy Meat Products
Sandra M. Vásquez Mejía1,2 and Benjamin M. Bohrer3

1 Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá, Departamento de Producción Animal, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y de Zootecnia, Carrera 30 #45-03 Edificio 561A, Postal code 111321, Bogotá, Colombia.

2 Corresponding author. Tel: (57) 3003516871; ORCiD: 0000-0001-7491-5930; E-mail: smvasque@unal.edu.co

3 University of Guelph, Department of Food Science, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada.

© 2019 AACC International, Inc.


In this review, the application of dietary fiber in processed meat products is discussed. In recent years there has been a significant increase in awareness of the importance (and lack) of consumption of dietary fiber around the world. At the same time, knowledge concerning the application of dietary fiber ingredients in processed foods has been developing rapidly. Most processed meat products offer unique opportunities for dietary fiber inclusion, and there is great potential for new applications in this area.

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