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Effect of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) on colonic transit time in healthy volunteers.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this a fiber intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Effect of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) on colonic transit time in healthy volunteers.
Author Geyer M., Manrique I., Degen L., Beglinger C.
Country Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. geyer@gastroenterologie-wettingen.ch
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18781073

Secondary Publication Information
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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 2008
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Country of Publication Peru
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What was the study design? Randomized Controlled Trial (Crossover)
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Was the study blinded? double blind
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Study diet type Unspecified
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention Food partially provided
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Sample size 16
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Is there a run-in period? No
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Is there a washout period? Yes
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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 29.3
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Study population, age range in years 18-57
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 "within normal ranges"
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Study population, BMI Range, kg/m2 -
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Baseline health status Healthy
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Gender (% male) 50
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Fiber 1-type Fructooligosaccharide
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Fiber 1- dose 1 (g) 6.4
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 2 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Single Food
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Fiber 2-type -
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Fiber 2-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 2-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 3-type -
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Fiber 3-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 3-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 4-type -
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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 syrup
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Comparator 1-dose 0
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention 2 weeks
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Comparator 1-how was the comparator administered to participants? Single Food
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