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Weight loss in overweight subjects following low-sucrose or sucrose-containing diets.



Key Questions Addressed
1 What is the effect of sugars on health outcomes in intervention studies?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Weight loss in overweight subjects following low-sucrose or sucrose-containing diets.
Author West JA., de Looy AE.
Country Centre for Nutrition and Food Research, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, UK.
Year 2001
Numbers Pubmed ID: 11477496
1948 (internal)

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Extraction Form: Sugar Evidence Map Intervention Studies
Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 low sugar
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2 sugar containing
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study Design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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Trial Name nr
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Funding Source The Sugar Bureau
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Intervention (Exposure) Information Sucrose
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Sucrose
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high sucrose diet
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10% of energy
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8 weeks
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Replacement
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Study Randomization No
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Comparator Information low sucrose diet
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5% of energy
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Isocaloric
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Baseline Health Status overweight
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Sample Size 68
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Anthropometry at Baseline kg/m2 cutoff
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>25
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Male % 50
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Country United Kingdom
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Age ... Value Range ... 0-60
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Was a power calculation performed? No
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Was the study blinded? No
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What is the study population? Adults
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Publication Year 2001
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
P-Value
Outcome: weight      Population: All Participants Between-Arm Comparisons
Time Point Measure low sugar sugar containing Comparison Measure low sugar vs. sugar containing


8 weeks

Mean 81.5 81.5 NS
Standard Deviation 13.1 12.7
P-Value
Outcome: BMI      Population: All Participants Between-Arm Comparisons
Time Point Measure low sugar sugar containing Comparison Measure low sugar vs. sugar containing


8 weeks

Mean 28.2 28.8 NS
Standard Deviation 3.8 3.8