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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
In this study, patients undergoing the bariatric surgery will be assigned to take either probiotic capsules or placebos from 1 month before surgery to 3 months after the surgery. Their anthropometric and biochemical measurements will be assessed every 3-6 months, and will be compared in two groups. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Mar 2016
Source: PepsiCo Global R&D
This study will follow a double blinded randomized controlled study design to enroll 20 apparently healthy 6 year old children. The children will be fed with two different nutrient fortified oat drinks labeled with stable isotopes of iron (Fe-57 or Fe-58 as NaFeEDTA). Fourteen days after consumption of meals on Day 2, blood will be drawn from the children for stable isotope measurements and iron absorption will be calculated. Read More
Last Updated: 21 Aug 2012
Source: Bristol-Myers Squibb
The purpose of this study is to learn if BMS-646256 can cause weight loss in men and women who are: - overweight with high blood pressure or high cholesterol or - obese The safety of this treatment will also be studied Read More
Last Updated: 14 Sep 2010
Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
Intestinal bacteria can metabolize unabsorbed polyphenols (plant compounds) to produce smaller molecules which may impact health. In addition, evidence suggests that this process may be affected by body fatness. This study aims to investigate absorption of blackberry polyphenols, their impact on intestinal bacteria, polyphenol metabolites formed by intestinal bacteria, and how these processes differ for obese and lean individuals. It is hypothesized that ... Read More
Last Updated: 20 Jul 2014
Source: Abbott Nutrition
The present study aims to evaluate the patient profile including medical conditions who use a nutritional supplement along with a balanced and varied diet in Turkey. Read More
Last Updated: 20 May 2014
Source: Abbott Nutrition
This is a prospective, multi-center, single-arm study to evaluate the symptoms of formula intolerance in healthy term infants. Read More
Last Updated: 19 Jul 2016
Source: Maastricht University Medical Center
Patients undergoing major surgery, trauma and burns are prone to develop an exacerbated inflammatory response, which is potentially lethal to the individual. Recently our group demonstrated that administration of high fat feeding prior to hemorrhagic shock attenuates severe inflammation, gut barrier loss and hepatic damage. High fat feeding releases cholecystokinin in the gut, which stimulates the autonomous nervous system and subsequently activates the ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Mar 2010
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
To study the effects of synbiotics supplement on lipid profile, liver enzymes, inflammatory factors and hepatic fibrosis in patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), 50 patients who referred to Gastrointestinal (GI) clinic with steatosis grade 1 or more will be randomly allocated to receive 2 protexin capsules or placebos for 7 months; both groups will be advised to adherence our diet and exercise program too. At the first and the end of the ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Feb 2013
Source: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
To determine how practical and precise different body composition methods are for measuring body fat and lean tissue in young children and to determine if certain dietary factors and physical activity patterns are related to body fat in children. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Feb 2010
Source: Purdue University
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are believed to have positive effects on calcium absorption and bone accrual during growth. This study aims to see whether the addition of fiber in the form of FOS to a calcium-containing beverage will increase calcium absorption. During two clinical visits, participants will receive a beverage containing a small amount of calcium, supplemented with either no dietary fiber or a small amount of fiber. Height, weight, bone density ... Read More
Last Updated: 26 Jul 2010
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
This study is determine the effects of dietary calcium and phytate on zinc absorption. Read More
Last Updated: 30 May 2011
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus a chronic diseases, is the most common and important metabolic disease in human. Increased free radicals production due to hyperglycemia produces oxidative stress which worsens the disease and its complications. Pomegranate juice has antioxidant and antiatherosclerotic properties. The present study was planned to evaluate the effects of pomegranate juice consumption on glycemic control, lipid profile,blood pressure and ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Sep 2015
Source: OBEcure Ltd.
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect that betahistine has on body weight in obese subjects. Read More
Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015
Source: Ryerson University
The purpose of this experiment is to investigate the effect of video game playing for 30 minutes on food intake and subjective appetite. The investigators hypothesize that video game playing will affect food intake in children. Food intake will be measured at 30 minutes following a glucose (50g glucose in 250ml of water) or sweetened non-caloric (150mg Sucralose® in 250ml of water) beverage with or without video game playing. Subjective appetite will be ... Read More
Last Updated: 19 Jul 2014
Source: Boston Medical Center
The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to evaluate the feasibility of introducing an innovative eHealth technology, the Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA), to diverse women from an urban outpatient setting. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jan 2017
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
To develop and demonstrate the efficacy of a set of original, cardiovascular (CVD) nutrition education materials designed to reduce intake of sodium (Na) fat, and cholesterol and which would be appropriate for urban Black adults with 5th to 8th grade reading levels. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Feb 2016
Source: McMaster University
Weight gained during pregnancy is referred to as gestational weight gain (GWG). Excess GWG is a widespread problem that occurs in 55-75% of Canadian women who enter pregnancy overweight or obese (a group that represents over 50 % of all pregnant women) and about 40% women of normal weight. Excess GWG is associated with complications of pregnancy, such as post-partum weight retention, type 2 diabetes, elevated fats in the blood, and high blood pressure and ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Mar 2014
Source: University of Nebraska
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical practice of the prophylactic use of ethanol locks for the prevention of catheter related blood stream infections in pediatric intestinal rehabilitation program patients requiring total parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Jun 2012
Source: Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, Singapore
The aim of this study is to compare the effects of dietary fats, ingested in two physical forms, on acute energy balance, appetitive, and glycemic responses of healthy normal (BMI 18-24.9 kgm-2) or overweight (BMI>25kgm-2) adults. Read More
Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016
Source: Harvard School of Public Health
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of micronutrient supplementation among patients with active tuberculosis, half of who are co-infected with HIV-1 Read More
Last Updated: 08 Nov 2010