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In vitro studies on gum acacia and its potential as a prebiotic in an elderly population

@inproceedings{Alarifi2017InVS,
  title={In vitro studies on gum acacia and its potential as a prebiotic in an elderly population},
  author={S. Alarifi},
  year={2017}
}
Gum acacia (GA) is a soluble dietary fibre derived from acacia trees. It is widely used in African countries and in the Middle East as a traditional medicine. Recently, the consumption of GA has been related to potential health benefits in terms of its potential prebiotics properties, this may be particular relevant in elderly people. Elderly are experiencing negative changes in their gut microbiota and their immune system. Therefore, in this study GA was assessed in in vitro models, and… Expand
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The Medical Uses of Gum Acacia-Gum Arabic ( GA ) In Human By : Prof :
The use of herbal medicine is widely distributed in the Middle East, Europe and the advanced countries. Many countries have accredited the traditional system of herbal treatment. Gum Acacia wasExpand

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