Encapsulated green kiwifruit extract: a randomised controlled trial investigating alleviation of constipation in otherwise healthy adults.

@article{Kindleysides2015EncapsulatedGK,
  title={Encapsulated green kiwifruit extract: a randomised controlled trial investigating alleviation of constipation in otherwise healthy adults.},
  author={Sophie Kindleysides and B. Kuhn-Sherlock and Wilson Yip and S. Poppitt},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          421-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Previous clinical trials have shown bowel function is improved through consumption of whole kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). This study investigated whether encapsulated kiwifruit extract (1 g/day) could alleviate constipation in otherwise healthy adults. METHODS Forty adults with confirmed constipation entered this trial, of which 32 completed with >80% compliance. Two capsules were self-administered morning and evening for 2 periods, each of 3 weeks duration, separated by a 3… Expand
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