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Effects of oat fibre on nutrient absorption and sterol metabolism. Short-term studies in diabetic and ileostomy subjects


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Title: Effects of oat fibre on nutrient absorption and sterol metabolism. Short-term studies in diabetic and ileostomy subjects
Authors: Lia, Ågot 1966-
Issue Date: 1997
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Clinical Nutrition
Avdelningen för klinisk näringslära
Date of Defence: 1997-09-19
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Oats
oat bran
ß-glucan
ileostomy
sterol excretion
cholesterol absorption
lathosterol
postprandial lipemia
iron absorption
humans
Abstract: Oats are unique among the cereals due to its high content of mixed-linked (1-3),(1-4) ß-D-glucan (ß-glucan), a highly viscous dietary fibre component which may have several physiological effects.The aims of the thesis were to study the glycemic response and gastric emptying rate of an oat fibre test meal in diabetic subjects, to elucidate the mechanisms behind the serum cholesterol lowering effects of oat fibre, and to study the small bowel excretion of energy supplying nutrients as well as iron... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/12562
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