Supplementation with dairy calcium and/or flaxseed fibers in conjunction with orlistat augments fecal fat excretion without altering ratings of gastrointestinal comfort

@inproceedings{Kristensen2017SupplementationWD,
  title={Supplementation with dairy calcium and/or flaxseed fibers in conjunction with orlistat augments fecal fat excretion without altering ratings of gastrointestinal comfort},
  author={Mette Kristensen and Signe R{\o}mer Juul and Karina Vejrum S{\o}rensen and Janne K Lorenzen and Arne Astrup},
  booktitle={Nutrition & Metabolism},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundOrlistat is a lipase inhibitor which reduced absorption of dietary fat by ~30% thereby inducing a weight loss; however, side effects occur as a consequence of increased colonic fat content. To test the hypothesis that most gastrointestinal side events induced by treatment with orlistat could be prevented/ameliorated by concomitant use of natural dietary components, flaxseed fiber (FF) and/or dairy calcium (Ca), binding liquid fats to more solid complexes.MethodsA randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING
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