Az oligofruktóz hatásának vizsgálata elhízottakban

Translated title of the contribution: Effects of oligofructose containing diet in obese persons

Magda Antal, Andrea Regöly-Mérei, Lajos Biró, Györgyi Arató, Judit Schmidt, Katalin Nagy, Erika Greiner, Natália Lásztity, Csaba Szabó, Szabolcs Péter, Éva Martos

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Abstract

In the treatment of obesity the introduction of a low-caloric diet is a fundamental requirement. The enhancement of the fiber content of food causing satiety may contribute to the observation of dietary prescriptions. Oligofructoses belong to the group of dietary fibers. Aim: To study the effects of the consumption of a low-energy diet (2000 kcal/day) completed with Jerusalem artichoke concentrate in obese adolescents and adults. Methods: 12 obese students (6 boys and 6 girls) and 6 obese women were put on a low-calory regimen for 12 weeks, whereas 16 obese students (10 boys and 6 girls) and 17 obese women consumed the same low-calory diet completed with Jerusalem artichoke concentrate containing 14 g/day oligofructose. Sensation of fullness was estimated. In addition to anthropometric parameters serum biomarkers of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism and adipokins were determined. Results: The consumption of the low-calory diet completed with Jerusalem artichoke concentrate resulted in a diminished sensation of hunger. Body mass index and body fat percentage decreased significantly. In girls and women, the serum levels of triglycerides were also significantly reduced and the rate of insulin resistance estimated on the basis of homeostasis model assessment was also improved. Conclusions: The results of this pilot study appear to demonstrate that the Jerusalem artichoke concentrate produced by a new technology can be a promising component of future dictotherapy.

Translated title of the contributionEffects of oligofructose containing diet in obese persons
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)1989-1995
Number of pages7
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume149
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 19 2008

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    Antal, M., Regöly-Mérei, A., Biró, L., Arató, G., Schmidt, J., Nagy, K., Greiner, E., Lásztity, N., Szabó, C., Péter, S., & Martos, É. (2008). Az oligofruktóz hatásának vizsgálata elhízottakban. Orvosi hetilap, 149(42), 1989-1995. https://doi.org/10.1556/OH.2008.28387