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Effect regular ingestion of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) on the BMI and lipid profile; an intervention case control study

Effect regular ingestion of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) on the BMI and lipid profile; an intervention case control study

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Title: Effect regular ingestion of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) on the BMI and lipid profile; an intervention case control study
Author: Mohmoud, Amal
Abstract: Gum Arabic is a safely consumable water soluble fiber which is used in food and drug industry. The beneficial effects of gum Arabic in renal disease, colon cancer and body weight management has been documented in many reports. Increasing the intake of water soluble fibers has long been recognized as dietary intervention in patient with obesity, DM, Hypertension and other conditions to decrease the complications of hyperlipidemia. Gum Arabic is known to bind to bile acids and decrease their absorption in the terminal ileum thereby decreasing lipid absorption and stimulating new bile acids synthesis by the liver which consumes cholesterol
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/19628
Date: 2015


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