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Several sugar-replacement sweeteners are currently on the market, including saccharine (ex. Sweet'N Low), aspartame (ex. Equal), and sucralose (ex. Splenda). The purpose of this study is to examine how eating sweeteners affects taste perception and how well the body works to control blood sugar. The study includes detailed blood sugar testing both before and after two-weeks drinking liquids that may contain sucralose. The investigators hypothesize that drinking liquids with sucralose will effect the amounts of specific appetite-affecting substances naturally produced by the body.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:28-0400
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