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The Effects of Gum Chewing on Energy Intake and Expenditure

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2010 by University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
The Obesity Society
Information provided by:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01043471
First received: December 15, 2009
Last updated: January 4, 2010
Last verified: January 2010

December 15, 2009
January 4, 2010
September 2008
November 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in body composition [ Time Frame: Baseline and end of study (6 weeks) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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The Effects of Gum Chewing on Energy Intake and Expenditure
The Effects of Gum Chewing on Energy Intake and Expenditure

The purpose of this study is to determine if chewing gum increases energy expenditure and decreases food intake.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obesity
  • Other: Chewing gum
    Subjects were instructed to chew gum at least 6 times a day in an effort to reduce snacking.
  • Other: Water
    Subjects were instructed to drink 8 oz of water at least 6 times a day in an effort to reduce snacking.
  • Experimental: Chewing gum
    Intervention: Other: Chewing gum
  • Placebo Comparator: Water
    Intervention: Other: Water
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
31
February 2010
November 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI 27-37, between the ages of 18 and 38

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of chronic disease (e.g. liver, kidney, or heart disease, or diabetes)
  • Medications that affect energy expenditure, appetite, or body composition (e.g. antidepressants, beta blockers, antipsychotic, or weight loss medications)
  • A history of irregular menstrual cycles in women (indication of onset of menopause or other metabolic disturbances such as polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • A history of phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Symptoms of depression
  • A history of eating disorders
  • Concurrent participation in a weight loss program
  • Cigarette smoking or other tobacco use
  • Jaw problems such as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Allergies to any of the common components in gum (sweeteners, mint flavors, etc)
  • Heavy gum chewing prior to study ( > 3 times per week)
  • Pregnancy or lactation.
Female
18 Years to 38 Years
Yes
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United States
 
NCT01043471
H-2007-0342
No
Leah Whigham, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Obesity Society
Principal Investigator: Leah D Whigham, PhD Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin, Madison
January 2010

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