Effectiveness of Quaker Complete Nutrition Supplements for Malnourished Adults

NCT ID: NCT00523900


Title
Effectiveness of Quaker Complete Nutrition Supplements for Malnourished Adults
Purpose
Intervention study in malnourished adults to assess whether a nutritional supplement given for 8 weeks in addition to the subject's usual diet improves body weight, body composition, biochemical and immune parameters.
Details
Criteria to be included in this study include: BMI (Body Mass Index) under 19 Free of cancer, HIV/AIDS, bulimia/anorexia and any malabsorption disorders Description: We are studying whether adding nutritional shakes will help participants gain weight and improve their health and immunity. This study lasts about 8 weeks and has a total of 7 visits.
Conditions
Malnutrition
Keywords
malnutrition, underweight, low body weight, BMI under 19, under nourished, malnourished
Source
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsors
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Quaker Oats Company
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
18 Oct 2009
URL
Official Link
Locations
United States