Table 3

Average energy and macronutrient intakes at baseline and POST treatment 1,2,3,4
STT LTT
Baseline 3 Synbiotic 5 Control 5 Baseline 3 Synbiotic 5 Control 5
Energy (kcal) 2498 ± 613 2274 ± 618 6 2325 ± 568 2526 ± 730 2253 ± 418 2470 ± 478
Protein (g) 97.2 ± 30.9 a 85.3 ± 26.7 b 94.7 ± 32.2 a,b 93.8 ± 21.7 85.1 ± 18.6 90.7 ± 20.2
Fat (g) 90.2 ± 42.2 80.0 ± 28.8 7 88.4 ± 30.9 89.5 ± 35.6 75.2 ± 20.6 95.8 ± 31.1
Total Carbohydrate (g) 324.1 ± 88.4 a 304.9 ± 97.4 a,b 285.9 ± 68.6 b 341.4 ± 125.9 319.4 ± 65.3 316.8 ± 63.6
Dietary Fibre (g) 28.1 ± 12.3 a 26.2 ± 9.6 a 20.9 ± 8.2 b 29.3 ± 12.8 27.6 ± 7.6 25.3 ± 7.9

Abbreviations: STT short gastrointestinal transit time, LTT long gastrointestinal transit time.

1 Data are mean ± SD.

2 Means in a row with different superscript letters a & b indicate a difference between treatments or from baseline within STT or LTT (p < 0.05).

3 Based on 3-day food records completed at commencement of first washout period.

4 Data includes contributions from the investigational yogurts.

5 Based on 3-day food records completed on Days 13, 14 and 15 of each treatment period.

6 p = 0.055 between Baseline and Synbiotic.

7 p = 0.059 between Baseline and Synbiotic.

Tulk et al.

Tulk et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:87   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-87

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