The effect of high performance inulin on appetite, energy intake and anthropometric indices in patient with type 2 diabetes

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Abed Ghavami
Neda Roshanravan
Elyas Nattagh-Eshtivani
Shima Sharifi
Peshawa Arzhang
Mahmood Alizadeh Sani
Mohsen Hemmati Dinarvand
Ali Shokri
Alireza Ostadrahimi


High Performance Inulin, Anthropometric Indices, Appetite, Type 2 diabetes


Aim: This trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of high performance inulin on  anthropometric indices  and  appetite status in patient with type 2 diabetes. Methods: Forty six patients with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to two groups. Subjects received 10g/d high performance inulin (n=23) or 10 g/d placebo (n=23) for 8 week. Anthropometric indices were measured at baseline and after 8 weeks. Dietary intakes and   appetite status were evaluated by food records and Visual Analogues Scale recpectivly. Results: After 8 weeks, in the high performance inulin group there were a significant decrease in waist circumference, hip circumference, energy intake and Total Satiety score compared to placebo group. Intera- group analysis showed that a significant decrease in energy intake. Conclusion: high performance inulin may improve body weight, anthropometric indices and appetite statues in type 2 diabetic patients.


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