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A brew for appetite control ?

Short chain fatty acids, e.g. acetate, propionate, and butyrate, are produced by the fermentation of dietary fibers in the colon. The ability of two different fermentable carbohydrates (inulin and β- glucan) to effect  body composition and central appetite regulation in high fat fed mice was examined by Arora and coworkers (2012).    A fermentation of… Continue reading A brew for appetite control ?