Jerusalem artichoke and chicory inulin in bakery products affect faecal microbiota of healthy volunteers.

@article{Kleessen2007JerusalemAA,
  title={Jerusalem artichoke and chicory inulin in bakery products affect faecal microbiota of healthy volunteers.},
  author={Brigitta Kleessen and Sandra Schwarz and Anke Boehm and H Fuhrmann and Almut Richter and Thomas Henle and Monika Krueger},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={540-9}
}
A study was conducted to test the effects of Jerusalem artichoke inulin (JA) or chicory inulin (CH) in snack bars on composition of faecal microbiota, concentration of faecal SCFA, bowel habit and gastrointestinal symptoms. Forty-five volunteers participated in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study. At the end of a 7 d run-in period, subjects were randomly assigned to three groups of fifteen subjects each, consuming either snack bars with CH or JA, or snack bars… CONTINUE READING
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