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Sodium Alginate ─ A Potential Tool for Weight Management: Effect on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake, and Glycemic and Insulin Regulation

@article{Yavorska2012SodiumA,
  title={Sodium Alginate ─ A Potential Tool for Weight Management: Effect on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake, and Glycemic and Insulin Regulation},
  author={N. Yavorska},
  journal={University of Toronto Journal of Undergraduate Life Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={6}
}
  • N. Yavorska
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • University of Toronto Journal of Undergraduate Life Sciences
  • In light of the rising incidence of obesity and type II diabetes, identification of foods and dietary practices that contribute to a healthy body weight and adequate glycemic control is of high importance. A number of soluble viscous dietary fibres have shown promise in controlling food intake and glycemic responses. One type of soluble fibre, sodium alginate, possesses several advantages over the others, including thermal stability and improved palatability. This review presents a critical… CONTINUE READING
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