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Diet and Physical Activity Interactions in Obesity

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Identifier:
First received: September 3, 2003
Last updated: January 12, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
The projects funded by this grant, primarily focus on environmental factors that promote weight-gain in the general human population, and how to modify these factors, to prevent further weight-gain in the future. In the coming years, the researchers at the University of Colorado-HSC hope to gain an understanding as to how small changes in diet and physical activity can be achieved and sustained to prevent weight-gain.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: small changes in physical activity and diet

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Prevention

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 90

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
  • BMI: 21-26
  • < 5lb. weight change in 6 mo.
  • usual fat intake 25-35%
  • regularly eats 3 meals/day
  • no chronic health problems known to affect appetite
  • either active or inactive (specific criteria do exist)
  • no smoking
  • women must be on bcps
  • no evidence of depression, eating disorder, or restrained eater (determined from validated questionnaires).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00067964

United States, Colorado
University of Colorado-HSC Center for Human Nutrition
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information Identifier: NCT00067964     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DHAIO (completed)
Study First Received: September 3, 2003
Last Updated: January 12, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 26, 2017