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Study Title and Description

Use of aspartame to test the body weight set point" hypothesis."



Key Questions Addressed
1 What are the association between low-calorie sweeteners and health?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Use of aspartame to test the body weight set point" hypothesis."
Author Van Itallie TB, Yang MU, Porikos KP.
Country Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Year 1988
Numbers Pubmed ID: 3190219

Secondary Publication Information
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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 Aspartame
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Comparator Sucrose
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LCS vs sugar/ or others 1
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Outcomes weight; energy intake;
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Study Design nRCT-c
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Country/Region US
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Age (mean or range) 21-63
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Age .
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% Male NR
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BMI NR
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Intervention Form Food or Meal
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Sample size 27
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Number analyzed (intervention) NR
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Number analyzed (control) NR
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Baseline health healthy; half obese half non-obese
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Baseline health (coded) Healthy
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Duration 1 month
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Duration (coded) 2 day - 1 month
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brain 0
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glycaemia 0
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appetite 0
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dietary 1
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bodyweight 1
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Primary (Most important outcome) weight
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Hypotheses/Aim(s) of Study What we wanted to determine was whether people would defend their; habitual level of energy intake in response to covert caloric dilution of their diet.
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Funding source NR
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