Effect of guar gum on body-weight, hunger ratings and metabolism in obese subjects.

@article{Krotkiewski1984EffectOG,
  title={Effect of guar gum on body-weight, hunger ratings and metabolism in obese subjects.},
  author={Marcin Krotkiewski},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1984},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={97-105}
}
The effect of a palatable granulated guar-gum preparation (10 g twice daily) was studied in obese subjects. The acute effect of a single dose of guar gum to reduce the peak postprandial whole blood glucose levels (about 10%) was verified. Following long-term treatment, a further reduction was seen in the obese subjects with the highest postprandial glucose levels. Since the postprandial plasma insulin levels were essentially unchanged, this finding suggested an increased responsiveness to… CONTINUE READING

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