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Experiences with three different fiber supplements in weight reduction.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this a fiber intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Experiences with three different fiber supplements in weight reduction.
Author Birketvedt GS., Shimshi M., Erling T., Florholmen J.
Country Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway. gsb42nor@aol.com
Year 2005
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15614200

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Extraction Form: Fiber Database
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Year of Publication 2005
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Country of Publication Norway
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What was the study design? Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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Was the study blinded? double blind
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Study diet type Isocaloric/Maintenance
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention Food partially provided
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Sample size 176
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Is there a run-in period? Unspecified
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Is there a washout period? Not applicable
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Did the administered fiber dose change over the course of the study? No
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What is the age of the population (categorical)? Adults (20+ Years); Adolescents (12-19 Years)
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Study population, mean age in years ~38.4
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Study population, age range in years 19-60
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 -
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Study population, BMI Range, kg/m2 -
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Baseline health status Healthy, overweight
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Gender (% male) NR
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Fiber 1-type Combination/Mixture
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Fiber 1-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination Glucomannan
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Fiber 1-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination Guar and Alginat
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Fiber 1- dose 1 (g) 4.32
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) 0.9, 0.9
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 5 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Tablet
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Fiber 2-type Glucomannan
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Fiber 2-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 2-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 2- dose 1 (g) 1.240
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Fiber 2- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 2-Duration of intervention 5 weeks
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Fiber 2-how was the fiber administered? Tablet
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Fiber 3-type Combination/Mixture
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Fiber 3-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination Glucammanan
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Fiber 3-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination Guar
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Fiber 3- dose 1 (g) .420
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Fiber 3- dose 2 (g) .420
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Fiber 3-Duration of intervention 5 weeks
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Fiber 3-how was the fiber administered? Tablet
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Fiber 4-type -
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Fiber 4-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 4-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 4- dose 1 (g) -
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Fiber 4- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 4-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 4-how was the fiber administered? -
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Comparator 1- what was the comparator used in the intervention? Placebo
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Comparator 1-dose 0
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention -
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Comparator 1-how was the comparator administered to participants? Tablet
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Comparator 2- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 2-dose -
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Comparator 2-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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Comparator 3- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 3-dose -
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Comparator 3-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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Comparator 4- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 4-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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