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- Peng Leong, Lai, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Food chemistry 2019
- bioavailability; breads; digestive enzymes; food matrix; mathematical models; protective effect; quercetin; starch
- ... Quercetin, a plant-extracted flavonol, is a potent inhibitor of carbohydrate digestive enzymes. This study aimed to examine: 1) the extent to which quercetin altered the starch digestion and the glycemic potential of the fortified western baked bread as well as oriental steamed bread, 2) the matrix effects of bread on the potential bioaccessibility and bioavailability of quercetin. The starch dige ...