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Table 1 Non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) and polyphenol composition of the two soluble cocoa products (Mean values (n = 3) and standard deviation (SD)

From: Effects of regularly consuming dietary fibre rich soluble cocoa products on bowel habits in healthy subjects: a free-living, two-stage, randomized, crossover, single-blind intervention

  Cocoa product A (g/100 g) Cocoa product B (g/100 g)
  Mean SD Mean SD
NSP composition*     
Soluble NSP 3.13   1.68  
Neutral sugars 2.46 0.43 0.69 0.04
Uronic acid 0.67 0.16 0.99 0.09
Insoluble NSP 11.96   20.32  
Neutral sugars 10.49 0.96 19.06 1.60
Uronic acid 1.47 0.09 1.26 0.07
Total NSP 15.09   22.00  
Polyphenol composition* (μg equivalent gallic acid/g) 34.04 2.28 15.75 0.67
  1. * dry matter