Weight loss during oligofructose supplementation is associated with decreased ghrelin and increased peptide YY in overweight and obese adults.

@article{Parnell2009WeightLD,
  title={Weight loss during oligofructose supplementation is associated with decreased ghrelin and increased peptide YY in overweight and obese adults.},
  author={Jill A Parnell and Raylene A Reimer},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={1751-9}
}
BACKGROUND Rodent studies show that oligofructose promotes weight loss, stimulates satiety hormone secretion, reduces energy intake, and improves lipid profiles. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to examine the effects of oligofructose supplementation on body weight and satiety hormone concentrations in overweight and obese adults. DESIGN This study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Forty-eight otherwise healthy adults with a body mass index (in kg/m2) > 25 were randomly… CONTINUE READING
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