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Effects of Cultura Yoghurt in Relation to Transit Time and Digestive Discomfort in Healthy Women and Men

2014-08-27 03:14:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to determine the effect of cultura yoghurt on transit time and digestive discomfort during 2 weeks of treatment in comparison to placebo in healthy women and men.

Description

Transit time is the time it takes for a substance to pass through the gut. The major part of the transit is spent in the large bowel is therefore mainly a colonic event. It has been observed that slow transit time is associated with high prevalence of large bowel disorders. The objectives of this study is to:

- determine the effect on mean transit time after 2 weeks intake of a investigational products using radio-opaque sulphate impregnated polyethylene pellets as markers.

- determine effect of investigational products on total symptom score according to Bristol Stool Form (BSF)

- determine effect of investigational products in gastrointestinal symptoms

- determine safety of intake of the investigational products

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Constipation

Intervention

Cultura L casei F19, acidophilus La5 , B lactis Bb 12, Yoghurt without probiotics

Location

Good Food Practice
Uppsala
Sweden
751 83

Status

Recruiting

Source

Good Food Practice, Sweden

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:39-0400

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