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Synonyms for absorption

Synonyms for absorption

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

total occupation of the attention or of the mind

Synonyms for absorption

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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Another clinical trial found that a tea drink consisting mainly this extract brought about a 25 percent reduction in carbohydrate absorption in humans.
Since carbohydrate absorption can also change a flavor profile, sometimes addition of an emulsifier can prevent this phenomenon.
According to Glico, the result of Cluster Dextrin's slow release is superior carbohydrate absorption and superior endurance.
We used the hydrogen breath test as the index of incomplete carbohydrate absorption to assess the efficacy of two enzymes--one from yeast, Kluyveromyces lactis (LactAid), and the other from the fungus Aspergillus niger (Lactase N)--to assist in the hydrolysis of 18 g of lactose in 360 ml (12 oz) of whole milk when consumed by an adult lactose malabsorber.
In addition, whole grains and legumes (beans) have been shown to improve glycemic control and slow the rate of carbohydrate absorption and the risk of diabetes.
Currently, anti-diabetic drugs acting through inhibiting carbohydrate absorption from the intestine are usually [alpha]-glucosidase inhibitors, such as acarbose and miglitol, which inhibit the breakdown of complex carbohydrates into simple ones in order to reduce glucose absorption and hence only work with a meal containing complex carbohydrates (Bischoff, 1994; Yee and Fong, 1996).
It delays gastric emptying and inhibits carbohydrate absorption, and may also stimulate insulin secretion.
EN's Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer (listed alphabetically within each section) Factor How It Works What May Lower Risk Fiber (insoluble) Slows carbohydrate absorption, blunting insulin secretion.
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