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Effects of context on sweet and bitter tastes: unrelated to sensitivity to PROP (6-n-propylthiouracil).



Key Questions Addressed
1 What are the association between low-calorie sweeteners and health?
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Title Effects of context on sweet and bitter tastes: unrelated to sensitivity to PROP (6-n-propylthiouracil).
Author Rankin KM, Marks LE.
Country John B. Pierce Laboratory, New Haven, Connecticut 06519.
Year 1992
Numbers Pubmed ID: 1437480

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Extraction Form: LCS-RCT
Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Population Adults
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Intervention/Exposure Saccharin
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Comparator Sucrose, quinine (all three in different pairings)
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LCS vs sugar/ or others 1
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Outcomes magnitude estimates of taste intensity between the various mixtures/concentrations; judgments of similarity between tastes
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Study Design RCT-c
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Country/Region US
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Age (mean or range) NR
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Age .
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% Male NR
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BMI NR
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Intervention Form Beverage
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Sample size 18
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Number analyzed (intervention) 18
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Number analyzed (control) 18
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Baseline health healthy
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Baseline health (coded) Healthy
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Duration Confusing...seems like multiple sessions over several days
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Duration (coded) <1 day
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brain 1
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glycaemia 0
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appetite 0
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dietary 0
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bodyweight 0
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Primary (Most important outcome) taste
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Hypotheses/Aim(s) of Study The present study had two aims:,,(1)was to test further the role of similarity in context effects in taste per- ception by examining sweet and bitter tastes.,,(2) The second aim was to compare the magnitude of these context effects in two populations of subjects who differ in their sensitivity to bitter substances
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Funding source NR
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