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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
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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
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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