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A diet rich in whole grain is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk and this benefit could be partly attributed to the phenolic acid content of whole grains. The exact absorption, metabolism and excretion of whole grain phenolic acids, however, is not fully understood. In a small human intervention trial, the investigators will investigate to what extent phenolic acids from whole grain oats are absorbed, excreted in urine and how they are metabolised.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-availability Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Oat bran, refined grain
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
University of Reading
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-14T11:38:22-0400
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