Oat beta-glucan as a dietary supplement for dogs

  title={Oat beta-glucan as a dietary supplement for dogs},
  author={L{\'i}via Geraldi Ferreira and Mariangela Endrighi and Karen Guttenkunst Lisenko and Maiara Rodrigues Duarte de Oliveira and Mateus Resende Damasceno and Jelieny Aparecida Claudino and Pamella Godinho Gutierres and Ana Paula Peconick and Fl{\'a}via Maria de Oliveira Borges Saad and M{\'a}rcio Gilberto Zangeronimo},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of oat beta-glucan supplementation on metabolic, physiological, immunological and nutritional variables in adult dogs. Fourteen dogs were fed a control diet or a diet supplemented with 1% beta-glucan during 71 days. Serum concentrations of glucose, total cholesterol and lipoprotein fractions, as well as plasma concentrations of peptide YY and ghrelin, were determined. In addition, coefficient of total tract apparent macronutrient digestibility… CONTINUE READING
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