fat absorption


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fat absorption

The taking up of glycerols and fatty acids, suspended in bile salts, into the villi of the small intestine.
See also: absorption
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Based on the preclinical and clinical evaluation, FB3 Fusion Ingredient shows potential for safe and effective prevention of excessive dietary fat absorption. (21)
Animal studies suggest that prevention of dietary fat absorption is the principal mechanism for preventing weight gain and promoting weight loss.
Although further studies are needed to clarify the mechanism of action, it is possible that free fatty acids which have accumulated in the gastrointestinal tract as a result of the inhibition of fat absorption may contribute to the decrease in fat preference after treatment with JTT-130.
To examine the effect of GCBE and its constituents on fat absorption, serum TG changes were evaluated in olive oil-loaded mice.
These were characterized with respect to their water-holding capacity, fat absorption tendencies, protein solubility, and emulsifying and foaming properties.
Its high smoke point(232[degrees]C) also makes it an ideal frying oil that offers shorter frying time and less fat absorption. For manufacturers looking to produce innovative ethnic foods such as satay sauce, peanut paste is both healthy and functional, delivering deep flavour and a textural boost.
There was also a 30% increase in the amount of fat passed through the lower intestine, suggesting tea limits fat absorption.
The results of a placebo-controlled double-blind trial carried out in Japan in patients with PEI due to chronic pancreatitis or pancreatectomy showed a significant improvement compared with placebo in fat absorption before and after the administration of Lipacreon as calculated from the volume of fat intake and the volume of fat in the patients' stools.
In addition, the company expects to dose the first patient in the phase III trial with Kiobrina, indicated for optimising fat absorption in preterm infants, in the second quarter of 2011.
Ho says Slimmies may be the only product with clinically backed claims for weight loss, cholesterol reduction, fat absorption and satiety.
So high quality dark chocolate, ideally 70 percent cocoa content, can be extremely beneficial for the health, and if you want to offset the fat content of the chocolate, I suggest having it with a glass of milk- the calcium will reduce the fat absorption in the body and also prove to be very complimentary and refreshing.