The Hormonal and Behavioral Impact of Eating Breakfast (FL-74)
This study is exploring the relationship between food intake behavior and the hypothalamic-pituitary axis (HPA) in women who regularly skip breakfast compared to women who regularly eat breakfast.
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||CCRC: The Hormonal and Behavioral Impact of Eating Breakfast|
- Food Intake Behavior [ Time Frame: week 6 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The goal is to explore the relationship between food intake behavior and the hypothalamic-pituitary axis (HPA) in a group of women who regularly skip breakfast and in another group of women who regularly eat breakfast.
- Markers of nutrient metabolism [ Time Frame: week 6 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Blood glucose, insulin, lipids, and metabolic hormones will be measured.
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Serum and saliva samples will be retained.
|Study Start Date:||August 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Women who self-report eating breakfast regularly.
Women who self-report skipping breakfast regularly.
Healthy women will be studies in a cross-sectional fashion to examine the metabolic, hormonal and behavioral factors associated with breakfast skipping.
|United States, California|
|Western Human Nutrition Center, University of California Davis|
|Davis, California, United States, 95616|
|Principal Investigator:||Nancy Keim, PhD||WHNRC, ARS, University of California Davis|