Examples of such diseases are:
The container is thoroughly mixed to homogenize the feces, this can be done with a paint mixer. A small sample from the feces is collected. The fat content is extracted with solvents and measured by saponification (turning the fat into soap).
Normally up to 7 grams of fat can be malabsorbed in people consuming 100 grams of fat per day. In patients with diarrhea, up to 12 grams of fat may be malabsorbed since the presence of diarrhea interferes with fat absorption, even when the diarrhea is not due to fat malabsorption.
A mixture of extracts of black and green teas and mulberry leaf did not reduce weight gain in rats fed a high-fat diet.(Original Research)
Mar 01, 2008; Abstract Tea extracts are used in many over-the-counter preparations claiming to promote weight loss. The rationale for this...