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In this study, the investigators aimed at evaluating the role of sweet taste receptors in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). Intragastric administration of glucose, fructose or acesulfame-K were compared with placebo administration for their effects on gastrointestinal motility, gut hormone release (motilin, ghrelin, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and insulin) and hunger feelings.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
50g glucose, 25g fructose, 220mg acesulfame-K, 250mL tap water
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-07T16:23:21-0400
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