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Effects of Red Wine on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Humans

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Linkoeping Identifier:
First received: August 6, 2009
Last updated: May 16, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Fifty healthy human subjects are randomized to not to consume any alcohol at all or to drink 1 glass of red wine/day for women or 2 glasses for men for three months. Outcomes are changes in mood, blood lipids, insulin levels, markers of inflammation and effects on liver and body composition.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Subjects
Dietary Supplement: red wine
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Linkoeping:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • effects on laboratory variables, mood and body composition [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    changes in mood, blood lipids, insulin levels, markers of inflammation and effects on liver and body composition.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • effects on liver fat amount [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: red wine
intervention: dietary supplement intake of red wine on a daily basis, 1 glass/day for women, 2 for men
Dietary Supplement: red wine
intake of red wine on a daily basis
No Intervention: total abstention from alcohol


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy subjects
  • 25 years of age and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • alcoholic first degree relatives
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00954434

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Linkoeping
Principal Investigator: Fredrik H Nystrom, MD PhD prof University Hospital of Linkoping, Sweden
  More Information

Responsible Party: Fredrik H Nystrom MD, professor, University Hospital, Linkoeping, Sweden Identifier: NCT00954434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M246-08
Study First Received: August 6, 2009
Last Updated: May 16, 2016 processed this record on May 24, 2017