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van den Heuvel, E.G.H.M. (author), Muys, T. (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Background: In rats, nondigestible oligosaccharides stimulate calcium absorption. Recently, this effect was also found in human subjects. Objective: The objective of the study was to investigate whether consumption of 15 g oligofructose/d stimulates calcium absorption in male adolescents. Design: Twelve healthy, male adolescents aged 14-16 y...
article 1999
Schaafsma, G. (author), Meuling, W.J.A. (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Bouley, C. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: To investigate in adult male volunteers the effect of a new fermented milk product, fermented by Lactobacillus acidophilus and with fructo-oligosaccharides added, on blood lipids. Design: Randomized placebo-controlled double-blind two-way cross over trial with two treatment periods of three weeks, separated by a wash-out period of one...
article 1998
Torre H.W., van der (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Wedel, M. (author), Ockhuizen, T. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
After a 5-week period of low selenium intake, twenty-four Dutch men received 55, 135 or 215 μg Se/d as Se-rich meat or bread for a 9-week period. Four unsupplemented subjects served as controls. Plasma Se increased more rapidly than erythrocyte Se levels; the increases were significantly dependent (P < 0.001) on Se intake level. Glutathione...
article 1991