How does fat affect the digestion of carbohydrates?

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How does fat affect the digestion of carbohydrates?

Post by 3744 » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:05 am

How does fat affect the digestion of carbohydrates?
Why whole milk has a lower Glycemic Index than fat-free milk?


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Post by Darby » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:11 pm

It may not be the digestion / absorption, although that might be a factor - I would think that the process of removing the fat might remove some of the lactose as well.

I've tried to find a mechanism connecting fat content and lowered glycemic index, but have only found some vague statements about fat changing digestive chemistry.

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