Insoluble fibres, satiety and food intake in cats fed kibble diets†

  title={Insoluble fibres, satiety and food intake in cats fed kibble diets†},
  author={Bruna Agy Loureiro and Nilva Kazue Sakomura and Ricardo Souza Vasconcellos and Guilherme Sembenelli and M{\'a}rcia de Oliveira Sampaio Gomes and Mariana Monti and Euclides Braga Malheiros and Iris Mayumi Kawauchi and Aulus Cavalieri Carciofi},
  journal={Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition},
Fibre is generally considered to dilute food energy, alter intestinal transit time and promote satiety; however, in cats, conflicting results have been found. In this study, two insoluble fibres were evaluated in four feline diets: control (no added fibre); diet with 10% sugar cane fibre; diet with 20% sugar cane fibre; and diet with 10% cellulose. The experiment was conducted with 32 cats, eight animals per diet, over 42 days: 1-7 for diet adaptation; 8-14 for total collection of faeces for… 

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