Category Archives: Fiber

Coffee, fiber, and neuroimmunity

While enjoying my coffee today, I pondered the research i've read on it and decided to come back to a paper from 2007 (1) that examined, of all things, its fiber content. Polysaccharides, specifically type II arabinogalactan and galactomannan, have been identified in coffee.  Because they are largely indigestible, they are considered dietary fiber.  Food composition tables previously reported zero dietary fiber for coffee.  However, coffee contains many phenolic compounds that may bind polysaccharides Read more [...]