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Enzyme in Saliva Helps Regulate Blood Glucose, Monell Chemical Senses Center Study


4/5/2012 7:17:44 AM

Scientists from the Monell Center report that blood glucose levels following starch ingestion are influenced by genetically-determined differences in salivary amylase, an enzyme that breaks down dietary starches. Specifically, higher salivary amylase activity is related to lower blood glucose.

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