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Development of Gourmet Medical Cooking Workshop for Lifestyle Changing and Its Affect on Perimenopausal Women

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: August 14, 2006
Last updated: July 9, 2009
Last verified: August 2006

Subjects that participate in the practical workshop will improve their metabolic indexes, decrease their weight and improve their quality of life, in contrast to the participants that will take part in the nutritional consulting sessions

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: gourment cooking workshop

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Development of Gourmet Medical Cooking Workshop for Lifestyle Changing and Its Affect on Perimenopausal Women

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • We expect to see change in the following outcomes:
  • the patient's metabolic state,
  • the patient's weight
  • body composite
  • patient's quality of life.

Estimated Enrollment: 72
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Detailed Description:

Participants will be randomly assigned to a dietary consultation-only control group or to a gourmet medical cooking workshop. The workshop will consist of 9 lessons with the following lessons: introduction, fats, phytoestrogens, carbohydrates and fibers, calcium and low calorie diet, party's recipes, shopping and farewell dinner. All the lessons will start with half an hour theoretical introduction, followed by a 2.5 hours "hands on" session under supervision of a medical chef. The study population will include healthy women attending the menopause clinic. 72 patients will be recruited and will be randomly divided into two groups: an intervention group of 36 will commence the workshop during 2007 and a control group of 36 who will take part in dietitian consulting sessions only. During 2008 the control group will commence the workshop and will add to the study group.


Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age of 45-60
  • Perimenopause
  • Healthy
  • BMI over 17
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00364338

Contact: RANI POLAK, MD 052-8880411

Hadassah Medical Organization Suspended
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: ronit kochman, md hadassah university hospital
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00364338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 30-150906-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: August 14, 2006
Last Updated: July 9, 2009
Health Authority: Israel: The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research and Health Services Research

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
gourmet healthy cooking
quality of life
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