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Fatty Acid Quality and Overweight (FO-study)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01034436
First Posted: December 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stine Marie Ulven, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to study the health effects of fatty acid quality in healthy, overweight individuals.

Condition Intervention
Weight Reduction and Insulin Sensitivity Dietary Supplement: fatty acid quality and overweight

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Fatty Acid Quality and Overweight

Further study details as provided by Stine Marie Ulven, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Will intake of fat as diacylglycerols give weight reduction in overweight individuals? [ Time Frame: baseline (0 weeks), 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Will a high intake of ALA involve reduced levels of inflammatory markers? [ Time Frame: baseline (0 weeks), 12 weeks ]
  • Will a high intake of ALA involve changes in insulin sensitivity? [ Time Frame: baseline (0 weeks), 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 41
Study Start Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Low intake of ALA and triacylglycerols
Sunflower oil
Dietary Supplement: fatty acid quality and overweight
Duration 12 weeks
Experimental: high intake of ALA and triacylglyceroles
Canola and linseed oils
Dietary Supplement: fatty acid quality and overweight
Duration 12 weeks
Experimental: high intake of ALA and diacylglycerols
Canola and linseed oils
Dietary Supplement: fatty acid quality and overweight
Duration 12 weeks

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • no use of medication, healthy, 27<BMI<40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant and lactating women, chronic diseases.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01034436


Locations
Norway
Akershus University College
Oslo, Lillestrom, Norway, 2001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Investigators
Study Chair: Stine Marie Ulven, PhD University Hospital, Akershus
  More Information

Responsible Party: Stine Marie Ulven, Associate professor, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01034436     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6.2008.1368
First Submitted: December 16, 2009
First Posted: December 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Insulin Resistance
Weight Loss
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Body Weight Changes