Long chain alkyl resorcinols are used as a biomarker of whole grain consumption. Could they be a treatment for type 2 diabetes?
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 ?