Tolerance and breath hydrogen excretion following ingestion of maltitol incorporated at two levels into milk chocolate consumed by healthy young adults with and without fasting.

@article{Storey1998ToleranceAB,
  title={Tolerance and breath hydrogen excretion following ingestion of maltitol incorporated at two levels into milk chocolate consumed by healthy young adults with and without fasting.},
  author={David M Storey and Gripper A. Koutsou and Adam N Lee and Albert Zumb{\'e} and Pierre Olivier and Y Le Bot and Bernard Flouri{\'e}},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={587-92}
}
Little is known about the gastrointestinal effects of ingesting maltitol in chocolate. This study was designed to determine whether it leads to increased gastrointestinal symptomatology and if that symptomatology is dose related. It was also designed to discover whether breath hydrogen excretion in response to maltitol is dose related. In a double-blind, crossover study, 20 healthy volunteers aged 18-24 y ingested 100 g chocolate containing 40 g sucrose, 10 g sucrose plus 30 g maltitol or 40 g… CONTINUE READING