A Randomized Controlled Trial

The Effect of Inulin on Weight Management and Ectopic Fat in Subjects With Prediabetes

Nicola D. Guess; Anne Dornhorst; Nick Oliver; Jimmy D. Bell; E. Louise Thomas; Gary S. Frost


Nutr Metab. 2015;12(36) 

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In conclusion, our findings support a role for fermentable fibres in modifying two key risk factors in diabetes development: weight management and ectopic fat deposition. Inulin, and possibly other fermentable carbohydrates, could therefore represent a potentially effective intervention at the population level.