Long-term effects of guar gum on blood lipids.


While guar gum has been shown to lower total cholesterol and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in diabetic patients over the short-term, the long-term effects are less well studied and may be unpredictable. Granola bars with and without 6.6 g guar gum were developed and fed to 16 adult volunteers with Type II diabetes mellitus who had been… (More)


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@article{McIvor1986LongtermEO, title={Long-term effects of guar gum on blood lipids.}, author={Michael E. McIvor and Charles C Cummings and Mary Ann S. Van Duyn and Tony Leo and S. Margolis and K M Behall and J E Michnowski and Albert I. Mendeloff}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={1986}, volume={60 1}, pages={7-13} }