Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 147, Issue 1, pp 249–251 | Cite as

Lack of effect of bran enriched bread on plasma lipids, calcium, glucose and body weight

  • R. W. Henry
  • R. W. Stout
  • A. H. G. Love


The effects of a fibre-enriched diet upon 17 normal volunteers during a 5-week cross-over trial were studied. No change was found in body weight, blood glucose, plasma cholesterol, plasma triglycerides or serum calcium.


Bran Wheaten Bread Plasma Triglyceride Neutral Detergent Fibre Acid Detergent Fibre 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Henry
    • 1
  • R. W. Stout
    • 1
  • A. H. G. Love
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Medicine and GeriatricsThe Queen's University of BelfastBelfastIreland

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