Studies related to Intestinal Motility and Yacon

Effect Of Yacon (Smallanthus Sonchifolius) On Colonic Transit Time In Healthy Volunteers

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-2 Weeks
Number of Subjects 16
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Two weeks supplementation of 20g yacon syrup (6.4g of fructooligosaccharides per day) in otherwise healthy persons was able to reduce intestinal transit time to 64% of baseline associated with a mild increase in daily stool frequency (1.1 to 1.3) and stool moisture. Side-effect of bloating was not detectable.