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Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2015;66(8):931-5. doi: 10.3109/09637486.2015.1088822. Epub 2015 Sep 29.

Co-ingestion of essence of chicken to moderate glycaemic response of bread.

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a Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences , Singapore , Singapore.


Essence of chicken (EOC) beverage is a chicken meat extract, widely consumed in Asian countries for health benefits. EOC is a rich source of peptides and amino acids. White bread has become a popular staple food in all regions of Southeast Asia. A randomized controlled, crossover, non-blind trial was performed to investigate the role of EOC on glycaemic response (GR) of white bread. Ten healthy young subjects returned on five separate days for three glucose and two bread sessions. Subjects consumed bread or bread with EOC. The 120 min incremental area under the curve was significantly lower after consuming two bottles of EOC with bread than white bread alone. The glycaemic index (GI) of white bread was 83 and white bread with EOC 57. The co-ingestion of EOC may be a practical and simple way to reduce the GR of bread and other starch-based staples.


Essence of chicken; glycaemic index; glycaemic response; white bread

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