Diacylglycerol

18/Description

About

Diacylglycerol is found in small amounts in plant oils. In its concentrated form, it is used to replace fats in the diet.

Diacylglycerol is used to promote weight loss and to treat high levels of certain blood fats called triglycerides.

In manufacturing, diacylglycerol is used as a stabilizer, thickener, and texturizer.

How it works

Diacylglycerol might work by increasing energy use and the breakdown of fat.

Effectiveness

Possibly Effective
Weight loss and reduction of body fat

Diacylglycerol, when used in place of other fats, might promote modest weight loss. Diacylglycerol is generally added to products such as muffins, crackers, soup, cookies, and granola bars.

Concerns

Diacylglycerol appears to be safe for most people. It can cause digestive tract upset, headache, acne, and rash.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of diacylglycerol duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Diacylglycerol.

Interactions

No information available.

The information provided on this page is for reference purposes and is not meant to be used as a medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a medical professional.