Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 26th, 2006
According to recent research from Belgium, "The administration of a fermentable dietary fiber (oligofructose) in rats increases satietogenic gut peptides and lowered spontaneous energy intake. The aim of the study was to assess the relevance of those effects of oligofructose on satiety and energy intake in humans."
P.D. Cani and colleagues at the University Catholique de Louvain conducted a "Single-blinded, crossover, placebo-controlled design, pilot study. Volunteers included five men and five women aged 21-39 years, BMI ranging from 18.5 to 27.4 kg/m2, were...
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