Linda L. Leake

Coming up with a universally accepted method for analyzing total dietary fiber is like chasing a moving target, says Anitra Payne ([email protected]), Chemistry Supervisor, rtech Laboratories, Arden Hills, Minn. (

LABORATORY“That’s because the definition of total dietary fiber has changed over the years, and it varies from source to source,” she explains. “The Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC)-approved method we use in our lab, Method 991.43, Total, Soluble, and Insoluble…

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