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Table 2 Outcomes of interest by outcome groups in the LCS evidence-map database

From: Creating a literature database of low-calorie sweeteners and health studies: evidence mapping

Outcome groups Outcomes of interest
Appetite Appetite ratings using a visual analog scale (VAS), hunger, desire to eat, fullness, prospective consumption, thirst, motivational and behavioral factors reported through questionnaire
Energy sensing by brain Neurological measurements (fMRI, EEG), sensory rating (sweetness, intensity, pleasantness, sensory specific satiation), taste, perception and preference, taste reaction time
Body weight or body composition Body weight, body composition, BMI, waist circumferences, weight or BMI changes
Dietary intake Energy intake, dietary intake, food intake, carbohydrate intake, sugar intake, salt intake, water intake
Glycemic Glucose, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), insulin concentration, insulin sensitivity, hypoglycemia, glucagon, glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP), glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), peptide tyrosine tyrosine (PYY), cholecystokinin (CCK), enterostatin, ghrelin, leptin, somatostatin, oxyntomodulin