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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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This is an enzyme deficiency that impairs carbohydrate absorption.
Postprandial glucose levels can be reduced by lowering the carbohydrate absorption rate with the aid of [alpha]-glucosidase inhibitors, decreased dietary carbohydrate, and short-acting insulin.
According to a spokesman, the supplement, which is formulated with the northern kidney white bean extract phaseolamin, the minerals vanadium and chromium and vitamin C, reduces carbohydrate absorption and reduces sugar cravings while promoting the retention of lean muscle.
It contains guar gum, which helps slow carbohydrate absorption.
In August 2008, the Company released top-line results from its 163 patient, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Trizytek, which is a stable and pure combination of three active enzymes in a fixed-ratio that is designed to improve fat, protein and carbohydrate absorption in pancreatic insufficient individuals.
Inhibiting amylase helps slow the rate of carbohydrate absorption, reducing the caloric impact of starchy and sugary foods.
The enchantment of a mechanism: increasing metabolic rate (thermogenic), decreasing absolute carbohydrate absorption ("starch blocker"), increasing satiety, or decreasing appetite.
The bar, available in chocolate graham and lemon crunch, delays carbohydrate absorption into the bloodstream through guar gum, a key ingredient.
During the third quarter of 2008, the Company released top-line results from its 163 patient, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 trial of Trizytek, which is a stable and pure combination of three active enzymes in a fixed-ratio that is designed to improve fat, protein and carbohydrate absorption in pancreatic insufficient individuals.
Published studies reveal propolmannan's ability to not only increase the amount of bile acids in the feces, but also reduce the rate of carbohydrate absorption and the subsequent glucose/insulin spike in the blood.
According to a recent critical review, "Several health benefits exist for reducing the rate of carbohydrate absorption by means of a low GI diet.
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