High-Fiber Diet Supplementation in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): A Multicenter, Randomized, Open Trial Comparison Between Wheat Bran Diet and Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (PHGG)

@article{Parisi2004HighFiberDS,
  title={High-Fiber Diet Supplementation in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): A Multicenter, Randomized, Open Trial Comparison Between Wheat Bran Diet and Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (PHGG)},
  author={G. Parisi and M. Zilli and M. Miani and M. Carrara and E. Bottona and G. Verdianelli and G. Battaglia and S. Desideri and A. Faedo and C. Marzolino and A. Tonon and M. Ermani and G. Leandro},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={1697-1704}
}
  • G. Parisi, M. Zilli, +10 authors G. Leandro
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • High-fiber diet supplementation is commonly used in IBS, although it poses several management problems. Partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) has shown beneficial effects in animal and human studies, but its potential role in IBS symptom relief has not been evaluated yet. We investigated PHGG in IBS patients and compared it to a wheat bran diet. Abdominal pain, bowel habits, and subjective overall rating were longitudinally evaluated in 188 adult IBS patients (139 women and 49 men) for 12 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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