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Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
Studies in animals have suggested that berry preparations or anthocyanin-rich berry extracts can reduce body fatness. Previous studies with tea catechins, which belong to the flavonoid class of chemicals as do anthocyanins, suggest that these compounds can alter fat oxidation, and this may be the mechanism by which body fatness is influenced by anthocyanin intake. Well-controlled studies in humans are lacking. Read More
Last Updated: 04 Dec 2016
Source: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
aimed at investigating the efficacy, safety, and clinical outcome of Medium-Calorie or standard-calorie total parenteral nutrition (TPN) for patients with gastrointestinal cancer undergoing surgery Read More
Last Updated: 01 Oct 2012
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
This study is intended to measure declarative or stored memory and behavior between infants who consume one of two infant formulas through approximately one year of age. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Mar 2016
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
The purpose of the study is to determine how adding a carbohydrate beverage to a meal with different protein levels affects the rate at which one's body burns fats, sugars, and proteins. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016
Source: National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Salvador Zubiran
Supervised nonpharmacologic therapy improve cognitive function in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Read More
Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015
Source: Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran
The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the implementation of an Algorithm for enteral nutrition support compared with usual standard practice in non-critical hospitalized patients: ASNET algorithm. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2016
Source: Centre Antoine Lacassagne
RATIONALE: It is not yet known which regimen of enteral nutrition is more effective in preventing infections in patients undergoing surgery for cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is comparing three nutrition regimens in treating patients with cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Feb 2015
Source: Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Research and Education Hospital
Recent studies showed the benefits of early initiation and advancement enteral feeds with daily increments in preterm infants on decreasing invasive infections and early achievement of full enteral feedings. But the data on enteral feeds of extremely low birthweight infants are limited. Preterm infants especially those <1250 gr birthweight are at increased risk of developing feeding intolerance and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and so the initiation and ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016
Source: Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether exposure to nutrition information with or without nutrition education would influence college students' dietary choices and improved the previous photographs-based dietary assessment tools. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Oct 2015
Source: University of Pittsburgh
The purpose of this study is to determine if the early initiation of a long acting insulin (i.e. glargine) with supplemental doses of short acting regular (SSR) insulin in hospitalized patients with diabetes who are fed using tube feedings reduces the frequency of high and low blood sugar levels when compared to use of SSR insulin alone. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Dec 2007
Source: Kingston University
Metabolic risk factors, such as central obesity, increase the risk of chronic diseases in adulthood and are prevalent in many university students. Increasing the knowledge about healthy nutrition and physical activity can positively impact students' lifestyle and prevent weight gain. This study aims to investigate the impact of online educational methods on nutrition knowledge, dietary habits, BMI, and physical activity in a sample of university students in ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
A prospective long-term follow up of peritoneal dialysis patients' outcome correlates with nutritional status and body composition. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Apr 2014
Source: VU University Medical Center
The primary objective of this clinical trial is to test the tolerance and practicality of the new device Module AOX. The secondary objective is to determine the changes in oxidative, antioxidative status, plasma free amino acids, and various immune parameters in critically ill patients receiving the enteral nutrition with and without using Module AOX. Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jan 2007
Source: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Purpose : Test the feasibility (acceptability, adherence) of a home-based interval exercise training (IET) and nutrition program, as well as its preliminary effects on resting heart rate, blood pressure, fasting glucose, HDL, cholesterol, weight and percent body fat, among primary care patients who have at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Participants : 30 patients who receive care from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Family ... Read More
Last Updated: 13 Oct 2016
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
Polar lipids have a specific chemical structure: they are an essential component of human cell membranes, play a major role in the nervous system and also influence the metabolic pathways including the cholesterol metabolism. Polar lipids are used in food-processing industry for their emulsification properties. The most famous emulsifier is soya lecithin but milk also naturally contains natural emulsifiers such as polar lipids. Milk polar lipids are rich in ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2016
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Four California school districts will be randomized to early implementation of California's SB 19 Pupil Nutrition Act or to business as usual. Over 5000 4th, 5th and 7th graders will be evaluated at baseline, 4-month, and 16-month follow-up in order to determine if the SB 19 nutrition and physical activity policies have had an impact on students' risk of excess body weight. The impact of early implementation of SB 19 on academic achievement will also be ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Jan 2010
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
Infants will be fed infant formula and stool characteristics assessed. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Sep 2008
Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
There are two primary objectives to be addressed in this study: to assess the differential response in bioavailability and metabolic pathways between lean and obese individuals exposed to acute, short term (14 day), and long-term (10-week) consumption of polyphenol-rich fruits (berries and apple), and beverages (tea); and to determine the differential systemic and gut anti-inflammatory response between obese and lean individuals exposed to polyphenol-rich ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Jan 2015
Source: Abbott Nutrition
This study will determine the effect of nutrition supplementation on blood protein levels in pediatric burn patients. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Sep 2012
Source: University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Prospective, observational clinical monocentric study in ICU; Relationship between Pronostic Inflammatory and Nutritional Index (PINI) (and biomarkers related to PINI) and mortality, morbidity and nutrition in ICU Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016