A beverage containing orange pomace improves laxation and modulates the microbiome in healthy adults: A randomised, blinded, controlled trial

Publication date: September 2019Source: Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 60Author(s): Jennifer C. Dennis-Wall, Alyssa M. Burns, Rebecca J. Solch, Maria Ukhanova, Wendy J. Dahl, Mary C. Christman, Thomas Boileau, Mary Brauchla, Jin-E Shin, Carmelo Nieves, Volker Mai, Bobbi Langkamp-HenkenAbstractThe aim was to assess whether citrus pomace increases stool frequency in healthy adults. In this randomised, blinded, controlled trial, healthy adults (62% females) received a beverage containing pomace (473 mL/day, providing 10 g fibre/day, n = 111) or control (n = 110) for 3 weeks. Stool frequency, Bristol Stool Form Scale (BSFS), and Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale (GSRS) scores were self-assessed. 24-h diet recalls were completed once/week. Stool microbiota were analysed by 16S rRNA sequencing and qPCR. Mean total daily fibre intake was higher with pomace vs. control (P 
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