Effects of dietary arabinogalactan on gastrointestinal and blood parameters in healthy human subjects.

@article{Robinson2001EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dietary arabinogalactan on gastrointestinal and blood parameters in healthy human subjects.},
  author={Ramona Robinson and Joellen M Feirtag and Joanne L Slavin},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={279-85}
}
OBJECTIVES Arabinogalactan (AG) is a non-digestible soluble dietary fiber that resists hydrolytic enzyme action and enters the large bowel intact where it is fermented by resident microflora. To determine whether AG has similar physiological properties to other soluble dietary fibers, we examined the effect of 15 and 30 g per day of a commercially available AG from Western Larch on several gastrointestinal and blood parameters. METHODS Gastrointestinal parameters included fecal microflora… CONTINUE READING

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