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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 137871, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/137871
Research Article

Insoluble Fiber in Young Barley Leaf Suppresses the Increment of Postprandial Blood Glucose Level by Increasing the Digesta Viscosity

1Research and Development Division, Toyo Shinyaku Co. Ltd., 7-28 Yayoigaoka, Tosu-shi, Saga 841-0005, Japan
2Graduate School of Human Health Science, University of Nagasaki, 1-1-1 Manabino, Nagayo-cho, Nishisonogi-gun, Nagasaki 851-2195, Japan
3Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Nursing and Nutrition, University of Nagasaki, 1-1-1 Manabino, Nagayo-cho, Nishisonogi-gun, Nagasaki 851-2195, Japan
4Graduate School of Human Environment Science, Fukuoka Women’s University, 1-1-1 Kasumigaoka, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 813-0003, Japan

Received 26 July 2013; Revised 27 September 2013; Accepted 7 October 2013

Academic Editor: Anwarul Hassan Gilani

Copyright © 2013 Akira Takano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Akira Takano, Tomoyasu Kamiya, Hiroshi Tomozawa, et al., “Insoluble Fiber in Young Barley Leaf Suppresses the Increment of Postprandial Blood Glucose Level by Increasing the Digesta Viscosity,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2013, Article ID 137871, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/137871