Diacylglycerol is found in small amounts in plant oils. A concentrated form of diacylglycerol can be made in the lab and used to replace fats in the diet.

Diacylglycerol is most commonly used for obesity, diabetes, and to treat high levels of fats called triglycerides in the blood (hypertriglyceridemia), but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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

How does it work ?

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

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