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Agar



Depletions

Agar/Nutrient Depletion:
  • GlucoseGlucose: Based on human study, agar reduced plasma glucose levels and HbA1c (1); however, results are mixed, with no impact of agar on postprandial glucose response (5).
  • LipidsLipids: In human study, an agar-supplemented diet reduced cholesterol levels (1); however, in animal study, agar may elevate serum cholesterol levels (2; 3).

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