Dietary long-chain inulin reduces abdominal fat but has no effect on bone density in growing female rats.

@article{Jamieson2008DietaryLI,
  title={Dietary long-chain inulin reduces abdominal fat but has no effect on bone density in growing female rats.},
  author={Jennifer A. Jamieson and Natasha R. Ryz and Carla G Taylor and Hope Alberta Weiler},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={451-9}
}
New strategies to improve Ca absorption and bone health are needed to address the current state of osteoporosis prevention and management. Inulin-type fructans have shown great promise as a dietary intervention strategy, but have not yet been tested in a young female model. Our objective was to investigate the effect of long chain (LC) inulin on bone mineralization and density in growing, female rats, as well as the quality of growth. Weanling Sprague-Dawley rats were assigned to inulin or… CONTINUE READING