Can dietary fructans lower serum glucose?

  title={Can dietary fructans lower serum glucose?},
  author={Nana K A Bonsu and C. Shanthi Jacob Johnson and Katherine M. McLeod},
  journal={Journal of diabetes},
  volume={3 1},
BACKGROUND Convincing evidence indicates that the consumption of inulin-type fructans, inulin, and oligofructose has beneficial effects on blood glucose changes in animal models, although data in humans have been considered equivocal. As such, a systematic review of available literature on humans was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of dietary inulin-type fructans on serum glucose. METHODS Thirteen eligible randomized controlled trials (RCT), published from 1984 to 2009, were… CONTINUE READING
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