A double-blind placebo-controlled study to establish the bifidogenic dose of inulin in healthy humans

@article{Kolida2007ADP,
  title={A double-blind placebo-controlled study to establish the bifidogenic dose of inulin in healthy humans},
  author={Sofia Kolida and Diederick Meyer and Glenn R M Gibson},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={1189-1195}
}
Objective:To evaluate the bifidogenic efficacy of two inulin doses in healthy human adults.Design:A double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover human study.Setting:Food Microbial Sciences Unit, The University of Reading, Reading, UK.Subjects:Thirty healthy volunteers, 15 men, 15 women (age range 19–35).Interventions:Subjects consumed a chocolate drink containing placebo (maltodextrin, 8 g/day), 5 g/day inulin and 8 g/day inulin for a 2-week treatment period. Each treatment was followed by a 1… CONTINUE READING
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