Fourteen weeks of treatment with Viscofiber increased fasting levels of glucagon-like peptide-1 and peptide-YY.

@article{Greenway2007FourteenWO,
  title={Fourteen weeks of treatment with Viscofiber increased fasting levels of glucagon-like peptide-1 and peptide-YY.},
  author={Frank L Greenway and Carol E. O'neil and Laura K. Stewart and Jennifer Rood and Michael Keenan and Richard M. Martin},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          720-4
        }
}
Fermentable dietary fiber has been shown to cause fat loss and to increase peptide-YY (PYY) and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) levels in rodents. In single meal tests, humans have an increase in PYY and GLP-1 to dietary fiber, but the response of these hormones to longer-term treatment is not known. Viscofiber (Cevena Bioproducts Inc., Edmonton, AB, Canada) is a high-viscosity fermentable dietary fiber made by a proprietary process from oats and barley. Seven healthy overweight and obese… CONTINUE READING
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