The Effectiveness of Commercial Weight Loss Programmes
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327821|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 21, 2006
The objective is to compare the effectiveness of 4 different commercial weight-loss diets available to adults in the UK.
This is achieved with a 6 month multi-centre randomised unblinded controlled trial of
- Dr Atkins' New Diet Revolution,
- The slimFast Plan,
- The weight Watchers Pure Points Programme,
- Rosemary Conley's "Eat Yourself Slim" Diet & Fitness Plan.
- No diet (control)
Subjects are a community based sample of 300 (60 per group) otherwise healthy overweight and obese adults.
Main outcome measures are weight and body fat change over 6 months.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Obesity||Behavioral: calorie controlled diet|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Randomised Control Trial of Commercial Weight Loss Programme in a Community Based Sample of Obese Adults.|
|Study Start Date :||July 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2003|
- Weight loss
- Fat loss
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00327821
|University of Surrey|
|Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom, GU2 7XH|
|Principal Investigator:||D J Millward, PhD||University of Surrey|
|Study Director:||H A Truby, PhD SRD||University of Surrey|