carbohydrate absorption


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carbohydrate absorption

The taking up of the monosaccharides by the brush border of the small intestine.
See also: absorption
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Another clinical trial found that a tea drink consisting mainly this extract brought about a 25 percent reduction in carbohydrate absorption in humans.
NFI Dietary Supplements cover both bases with their product assortment, which includes Metaboloss, a fat burner, along with Block & Bind, which blocks both fat and carbohydrate absorption.
Carbohydrate absorption efficiency increased in both species from approximately 20% to 60% as temperature increased from 8 to 32 C.
Since carbohydrate absorption can also change a flavor profile, sometimes addition of an emulsifier can prevent this phenomenon.
Acquired lactase deficiency is the most common disorder of complex carbohydrate absorption throughout the world, affecting 75% of world population.
According to Glico, the result of Cluster Dextrin's slow release is superior carbohydrate absorption and superior endurance.
We used the hydrogen breath test as the index of incomplete carbohydrate absorption to assess the efficacy of two enzymes--one from yeast, Kluyveromyces lactis (LactAid), and the other from the fungus Aspergillus niger (Lactase N)--to assist in the hydrolysis of 18 g of lactose in 360 ml (12 oz) of whole milk when consumed by an adult lactose malabsorber.
In addition, whole grains and legumes (beans) have been shown to improve glycemic control and slow the rate of carbohydrate absorption and the risk of diabetes.
Currently, anti-diabetic drugs acting through inhibiting carbohydrate absorption from the intestine are usually [alpha]-glucosidase inhibitors, such as acarbose and miglitol, which inhibit the breakdown of complex carbohydrates into simple ones in order to reduce glucose absorption and hence only work with a meal containing complex carbohydrates (Bischoff, 1994; Yee and Fong, 1996).

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