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Gastrointestinal Toleration of Inulin Products

11:13 EDT 23rd April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The intake of inulin products has been linked to multiple health benefits which has lead to inulin fortification in food products.

The investigators hypothesis that doses of up to 10 grams of inulin products should be well tolerated and not result in a significant increase in gastrointestinal symptoms.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)

Conditions

Healthy

Intervention

Inulin Fiber Supplement

Location

University of Minnesota: Nutrition and Food Science Department
Minneapolis
Minnesota
United States
55108

Status

Completed

Source

University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A TEXTILE fiber obtained from the pappus (outside the SEEDS) of cotton plant (GOSSYPIUM). Inhalation of cotton fiber dust over a prolonged period can result in BYSSINOSIS.

Techniques using laser energy in combination with a balloon catheter to perform angioplasty. These procedures can take several forms including: 1, laser fiber delivering the energy while the inflated balloon centers the fiber and occludes the blood flow; 2, balloon angioplasty immediately following laser angioplasty; or 3, laser energy transmitted through angioplasty balloons that contain an internal fiber.

A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. INULIN and SESQUITERPENES have been found in it.

A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain INULIN, alantol, helenin, alantic acid, and acrid resin.

A genus of perennial herbs used topically and internally. It contains echinacoside, GLYCOSIDES; INULIN; isobutyl amides, resin, and SESQUITERPENES.

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