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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Suggestion of new possibilities in approaching individual variability in appetite through constitutional typology: a pilot study


Inclusion - Male

    - Aged 20-35

    - 18.5 kg/m2 ≤Body mass index (BMI) <23 kg/m2

    - Sasang-constitutionally typed as either the SY, the TE, or the SE type

Exclusion- History of impaired fasting glucose or diabetes mellitus (past history of diabetes or fasting blood glucose at screening ≥100 mg/dl)

    - History of liver disease (hepatitis, hepatic cirrhosis) or hepatic dysfunction (AST or ALT at screening ≥40 U/L)

    - History of renal dysfunction (creatinine at screening ≥1.2 mg/dl)

    - History of heart disease (heart failure, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia)

    - History of malignant tumor

    - Possibility of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or other similar disorders (applicants satisfying the DSM-IV criteria for eating disorder and

    those who scored ≥88 in the Bulimia Test Revised or ≥21 in the Korean Version of Eating Attitude Test-26 were eliminated)

    - Having digestive disorders that can interfere with normal absorption of standard diet (gastritis, gastric ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer, etc.)

    - Smoking during the recent 3 months

    - Alcohol consumption 3 or more times a week during the recent 3 months

    - Weight change greater than ±2 kg during the recent 3 months

    - Anomalous eating pattern (skipping breakfast or having breakfast before 6AM or after 10AM)

    - Medicated during the recent month for therapeutic or prophylactic purposes

    - Participating in another clinical trial