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Absorption

1. The total demand for all goods and services in an economy. One calculates the absorption by adding the value of all goods and services produced and consumed locally to that of all imports.

2. A French term for acquisition.

absorption

the sharing of indirect costs or OVERHEADS to units of product by means of COST RATES. Provided that actual overheads do not exceed BUDGET and that actual output is the same as budgeted output, then the overhead cost rate should allow total product cost to be determined, and a selling price set which will recover the overhead costs involved in producing and selling the product. See STANDARD COST, OVERHEAD COST VARIANCE.
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Inhibiting amylase helps slow the rate of carbohydrate absorption, thus reducing the caloric impact of starchy-sugary foods.
There was not a statistically significant improvement in carbohydrate absorption compared to placebo on the starch challenge test.
Nutrients that may slow carbohydrate absorption include white kidney bean (amylase inhibitor), (44-47) InSea[TM] (containing amylase and glucosidase inhibitors from special seaweeds), (48-51) Irvingia (amylase inhibitor) (52-55) and L-arabinose (sucrase inhibitor).
The ephedra-free product contains Phase 2(TM) starch neutralizer, which helps to block carbohydrate absorption from starchy food, preventing calories from turning into sugar in the body and aiding in the weight loss process.
Altus' consistent and pure enzyme combination, Trizytek, is designed to improve fat, protein and carbohydrate absorption in pancreatic insufficient individuals.
Only the peel contains "naringin," a major component that reduces the key enzymes responsible for carbohydrate absorption.
Derived from recombinant technology, Trizytek [porcine-free enzymes] is a consistent, stable and pure combination of three active enzymes in a fixed-ratio that is designed to improve fat, protein and carbohydrate absorption in pancreatic insufficient individuals.
The bar delays carbohydrate absorption into the bloodstream by use of a key ingredient, guar gum.

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