Table 4

Area under curve (AUC) of ghrelin and cholecistokinin (CCK) following a 300 ml beverage during the experiments carried out with solid and liquid meals

Ghrelin AUC

CCK AUC


Water

B - CO2

B + CO2

Water

B - CO2

B + CO2


Solid meal [10]

-27.1 ± 5.1A,a

-13.8 ± 3.3 B,a

-26.2 ± 4.5 A,a

58.5 ± 11.3A,a

66.3 ± 19.1A,a

98.9 ± 13.7A,a

Liquid meal [10]

-41.9 ± 5.2A,b

-30.6 ± 3.6 A,b

-42.9 ± 5.8 A,b

85.5 ± 13.8 A,a

82.9 ± 18.7 A,a

62.6 ± 9.2 A,a


Values are expressed as ng/ml/min and as mean ± SE.

Capital and small letters express differences between beverages and meals respectively. Values not sharing a common superscript letter are significantly different (p < 0.05). The number of experiments is given in brackets.

Cuomo et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:114   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-114

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