Impact of polydextrose on the faecal microbiota: a double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled feeding study in healthy human subjects

Adele Costabile, Francesca Fava, Henna Roytio, Sofia D. Forssten, Kaisa Olli, Judith Klievink, Ian R. Rowland, Arthur C. Ouwehand, Robert A. Rastall, Glenn R. Gibson, Gemma E. Walton

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Abstract

In this placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover human feeding study, the effects of polydextrose (PDX; 8 g/d) on the colonic microbial composition, immune parameters, bowel habits and quality of life were investigated. PDX is a complex glucose oligome
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-481
JournalBRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION
Volume108
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Costabile, A., Fava, F., Roytio, H., Forssten, S. D., Olli, K., Klievink, J., Rowland, I. R., Ouwehand, A. C., Rastall, R. A., Gibson, G. R., & Walton, G. E. (2012). Impact of polydextrose on the faecal microbiota: a double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled feeding study in healthy human subjects. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 108(3), 471-481. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114511005782