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Table 1 Exclusion criteria of the MULBERRY trial

From: Mulberry extract to modULate Blood glucosE Responses in noRmoglYcaemic adults (MULBERRY): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Exclusion criteria

1. Aged < 18 or > 60 years

2. Pregnant or lactating

3. Body mass index (BMI) < 20 kg/m2 and > 30 kg/m2

4. Fasting blood glucose value > 6.1 mmol/L

5. Any known food allergy or intolerance including mulberry extract

6. Medical condition(s) or medication(s) known to affect glucose regulation or appetite and/or influence digestion and absorption of nutrients

7. Known history of diabetes mellitus (type I/II) or the use of antihyperglycaemic drugs or insulin to treat diabetes and related conditions

8. Use of steroids, protease inhibitors or antipsychotics (all of which have major effects on glucose metabolism and body fat distribution)

9. Current oral hypoglycaemic use

10. Symptomatic IBS

11. History of renal or liver diseases

12. History of clotting or bleeding disorders

13. Taken antibiotics in last 3 weeks prior to screening

14. Taking daily medications or dietary supplements that are not suitable for the study in the opinion of the PI

15. Anaemia

16. Subject to a major medical or surgical event requiring hospitalization within the preceding 3 months

17. Current participation in another clinical study.