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Vol. 18, No. 4, 1975
Issue release date: 1975
Section title: Original Paper
Nutr Metab 1975;18:199–203
(DOI:10.1159/000175595)

Bulking Agents in the Treatment of Obesity

Evans E. · Miller D.S.
Nutrition Department, Queen Elizabeth College, London

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Article / Publication Details

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Abstract of Original Paper

Received: 2/2/1975
Accepted: 3/25/1975
Published online: 11/13/2008

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0250-6807 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9697 (Online)

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Abstract

The effect of two bulk-forming appetite depressants, methylcellulose and gum guar, on food intake has been studied in 11 (4 male, 7 female) healthy volunteers – 3 of whom were overweight. 10 g of active ingredient were given in two equal doses daily for periods of 1 week for each agent. Individually weighed dietary intakes were obtained over four consecutive weeks; the first and third weeks were without medication. Both gum guar and methylcellulose were equally effective in reducing appetite by 10 %.


  

Author Contacts

Dr. E. Evans, Nutrition Department, Queen Elizabeth College, London W8 7AH (England)

  

Article Information

Received: February 2, 1975
Accepted: March 25, 1975
Published online: November 13, 2008
Number of Print Pages : 5

  

Publication Details

Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism (Journal of Nutrition, Metabolic Diseases and Dietetics)

Vol. 18, No. 4, Year 1975 (Cover Date: 1975)

Journal Editor: Elmadfa I. (Vienna)
ISSN: 0250–6807 (Print), eISSN: 1421–9697 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/ANM


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: 2/2/1975
Accepted: 3/25/1975
Published online: 11/13/2008

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0250-6807 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9697 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/ANM


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