Consumption of both resistant starch and beta-glucan improves postprandial plasma glucose and insulin in women.

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OBJECTIVE Consumption of a meal high in resistant starch or soluble fiber (beta-glucan) decreases peak insulin and glucose concentrations and areas under the curve (AUCs). The objective was to determine whether the effects of soluble fiber and resistant starch on glycemic variables are additive. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Ten normal-weight (43.5 years of… (More)

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