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|Title:||Focused gut-mucosal nutrition for diarrhoeal disease: improved nutrient therapy|
|Citation:||Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2001; 10(1):67-68|
|Publisher:||Blackwell Science Asia|
|William E.W. Roediger, Susan H. Millard and Anthony R. Bird|
|Abstract:||The main substrates fuelling ion absorption in the mucosa of the small intestine and large intestine are respectively glutamine and short-chain fatty acids, . Measurements now reported showed that derivation of both glutamine and fibre for short-chain fatty acid production can be achieved from a single foodstuff – macerated groundnuts. Macerated groundnuts may be more suitable as an additive in oral rehydration solutions for promoting ion absorption than other agents that are low either in glutamine or fibre, such as rice water or resistant starch.|
|Keywords:||Glutamine; groundnuts; oral rehydration solution; short-chain fatty acids|
|Description:||The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com|
|Appears in Collections:||Surgery publications|
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