J Nutr Biochem 2021 Sep 11:108860. Epub 2021 Sep 11.
Department of Production Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada; School of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Tech University, 7671 Evans Drive, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA; Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409, USA. Electronic address:
Diets supplemented with protein and fiber are well known to reduce food intake and weight gain; however, less is known about the combined effects of protein and fiber on energy balance and gut microbiota composition. We compared effects of diets containing egg or whey protein with cellulose or inulin fiber on energy balance, gut microbiota, hormones and metabolites. Male obese rats (n=8/group) were allocated to 4 diets: Egg albumin + Cellulose (EC), Egg albumin + Inulin (EI), Whey protein + Cellulose (WC), and Whey protein +Inulin (WI). Read More