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The effect of aspartame as part of a multidisciplinary weight-control program on short- and long-term control of body weight.



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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Title The effect of aspartame as part of a multidisciplinary weight-control program on short- and long-term control of body weight.
Author Blackburn GL, Kanders BS, Lavin PT, Keller SD, Whatley J.
Country Center for the Study of Nutrition Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Year 1997
Numbers Pubmed ID: 9022524

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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 honey
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LCS vs sugar/ or others 1
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Outcomes body weight; dietary intake; hunger; desire; health events
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Study Design RCT-p
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Country/Region US
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Age (mean or range) 42.75
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Age 42.75
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% Male 0
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BMI 37.7
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Intervention Form Food or Meal
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Sample size 163
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Number analyzed (intervention) 82
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Number analyzed (control) 81
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Baseline health obese
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Baseline health (coded) overweight
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Duration 16 weeks
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Duration (coded) 1 - 6 months
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brain 0
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glycaemia 0
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appetite 1
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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
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Funding source NutraSweet, Center for Nutritional Research Charitable Trust
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Funding(coded) Industry
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