ID 111390
Author
Lin, Pei Ying Fooyin University
Chen, Ting Chun Fooyin University|Jumonji University
Lin, Fang Yu Fooyin University|Jumonji University
Doong, Jia Yau Fooyin University
Chen, Wen Lee Fooyin University
Kamoshita, Sumiko Jumonji University
Sari, Indri Kartiko Jumonji University
Takeichi, Hitomi Jumonji University
Keywords
sugar intake
tapioca milk tea
food habit
Taiwan
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Tapioca milk tea, the most popular beverage in Taiwan, is consumed a lot by Taiwanese which contributed to their daily sugar intake. Our study purpose is to investigate whether limiting intake of tapioca milk tea is useful for the control of sugar intake in Taiwanese. The study was conducted in questionnaires selected 38 subjects, 20-24y, from 341 university students in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Subjects were match-paired by sex, age, department, and randomly divided into two groups for cross-over design in which each group had 1 week with or without tapioca milk tea. Other beverages and foods were allowed freely in both periods. Each group member recorded their own daily sugary intake for two weeks and was confirmed by researchers the next day. The average sugar intakes with or without tapioca milk tea were similar between the two treatments (p>0.05), 58.4±23.2 g/day and 56.5±22.2 g/day (glucose 25%, fructose 19%, sucrose 53%, lactose 3%). With or without tapioca milk tea, 85% of sugar intakes came from beverages. Even by limiting tapioca milk tea, the subjects took the same sugar amount from other beverages, suggesting that an established sugar intake level is hard to change.
Journal Title
The Journal of Medical Investigation
ISSN
13496867
13431420
NCID
AA11166929
AA12022913
Publisher
Faculty of Medicine Tokushima University
Volume
65
Issue
1-2
Start Page
43
End Page
49
Sort Key
43
Published Date
2018-02
DOI (Published Version)
URL ( Publisher's Version )
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language
eng
TextVersion
Publisher
departments
Medical Sciences