Acute human feeding trials to define the minimum effective dose for reduction of post prandial blood glucose by two common market varieties of Canadian lentil

  • Lentils
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Dan Ramdath

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Guelph Food Research Centre


To compare the glycemic response elicited by either ½ cup or ¼ cup servings of twp market varieties of lentil to that elicited by similar amounts of mashed potato, macaroni, rice, and corn. To advance understanding of the mechanism by which lentil reduces post prandial blood glucose through structure-function studies.


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Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2016 - 2018