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Inulin-type fructans have no significant beneficial effects on lipid or glucose metabolism

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MJW and GRD are full-time employees of the Procter & Gamble Company, which markets fiber products. MNM received grants from the International Life Sciences Institute North America, the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, and an unrestricted gift from Procter & Gamble. She is an unpaid science advisor for the Whole Grains Council.

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McRorie, J., Gibb, R. & McKeown, N. Inulin-type fructans have no significant beneficial effects on lipid or glucose metabolism. Eur J Clin Nutr 71, 677 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2017.15

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