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Effects of Grapefruit or Grapefruit Juice on Anthropometry, Dietary Intakes, Appetite, and Metabolic Profile in Overweight and Obese Young and Middle-Aged Adults (GJW)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00581074
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 27, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 27, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vanderbilt University

Brief Summary:
This trial examines the effects of grapefruit or grapefruit juice on anthropometry, dietary intakes, appetite, and metabolic profile in overweight and obese young and middle-aged adults.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of Grapefruit or Grapefruit Juice on Anthropometry, Dietary Intakes, Appetite, and Metabolic Profile in Overweight and Obese Young and Middle-Aged Adults
Study Start Date : March 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: G
grapefruit
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet
Active Comparator: J
Juice
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet
Placebo Comparator: W
placebo
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. weight loss [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 3 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI 30-39.9

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating
  • On medications that are interfered with by consuming grapefruit juice

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00581074


Locations
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Heidi J Silver, PhD Vanderbilt University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Heidi J. Silver, State of Florida Dept of Citrus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00581074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 060035
First Posted: December 27, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by Vanderbilt University:
obesity
diet
weight loss
metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms