Effects of flax fiber on laxation and glycemic response in healthy volunteers.

@article{Dahl2005EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of flax fiber on laxation and glycemic response in healthy volunteers.},
  author={Wendy J Dahl and Erin A Lockert and Allison L. Cammer and Susan J Whiting},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={508-11}
}
We investigated whether a flax supplement taken orally or baked in a bakery product would effect the physiological responses characteristic of soluble and insoluble fiber, i.e., laxation and glycemic response, respectively. In Study 1, 26 healthy young adults consumed up to 15 g of fiber from a proprietary flax fiber supplement or as a psyllium supplement for 2 weeks once usual fecal weights were established. Changes in dietary fiber intake and acceptability of both products were evaluated. An… CONTINUE READING
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