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A randomised crossover study investigating the effects of galacto-oligosaccharides on the faecal microbiota in men and women over 50 years of age.



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1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title A randomised crossover study investigating the effects of galacto-oligosaccharides on the faecal microbiota in men and women over 50 years of age.
Author Walton GE., van den Heuvel EG., Kosters MH., Rastall RA., Tuohy KM., Gibson GR.
Country Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AP, UK. g.e.walton@reading.ac.uk
Year 2012
Numbers Pubmed ID: 21910949

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2012
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country United Kingdom
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (Crossover)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Unspecified
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feedcontrol Food partially provided
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sampsize 39
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runin No
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washout Yes
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_adol
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age_child
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age_baby
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age_infant
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age_oth
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age_mean 58.9
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age_range 50-81
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bmi_mean 26.05
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bmi_range 19.7-38.4
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blhealth_healthy 1
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blhealth_hyperlip
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blhealth_hyperten
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blhealth_digest
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blhealth_met
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blhealth_oth
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blhealth_othspec
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gender ~46
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ftype1 Galactooligosaccharide
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 ~8
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dose1_2
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duration1 3 weeks
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admin1 Beverage
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ftype3
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dose4_1
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duration4
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comparator1 Placebo
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 3 weeks
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cadmin1 Beverage
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