Gastrointestinal tolerance of gamma-cyclodextrin in humans.

  title={Gastrointestinal tolerance of gamma-cyclodextrin in humans.},
  author={Gripper A. Koutsou and David M Storey and Albert B{\"a}r},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  volume={16 7},
The gastrointestinal tolerance of gamma-cyclodextrin (gamma-CD) was examined in 24 healthy human volunteers. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized cross-over study, single acute doses of 8 g maltodextrin (placebo) or 8 g gamma-CD (test) were consumed as a mid-morning snack after addition to 100 g yogurt. Gastrointestinal symptoms as well as frequency and consistency of stools were recorded before and after lunch at between 3-4 and 7-8 h after intake respectively. The perception of… CONTINUE READING