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Bioavailability of Avenanthramide-Enriched Oats in Healthy Older Adults

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tufts University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01055717
First received: January 25, 2010
Last updated: May 23, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose
This is a placebo-controlled, crossover study investigating the pharmacokinetic bioavailability of avenanthramides from avenanthramide-enriched oats and their in vivo metabolites in a cohort of healthy, older adults.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Other: Avenanthramide-enriched oats

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Bioavailability of Avenanthramide-Enriched Oats in Healthy Older Adults

Further study details as provided by Tufts University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Levels of avenanthramides and their in vivo metabolites in blood, urine, and feces following the consumption of avenanthramide-enriched oats delivered in a baked muffin [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo muffin made with no oats Other: Avenanthramide-enriched oats
Single dose, 24 hour pharmacokinetic trial
Active Comparator: Test muffin made with AV-enriched oats Other: Avenanthramide-enriched oats
Single dose, 24 hour pharmacokinetic trial

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and postmenopausal women
  • BMI 18.5-29.9 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cigarette smoking and/or nicotine replacement use
  • Use of cholesterol-lowering medications
  • Use of blood pressure-lowering medications
  • Use of any stomach acid-lowering medications
  • Cardiovascular (heart) disease
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Endocrine disease: including diabetes, untreated thyroid disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Active treatment for any type of cancer, except basal cell carcinoma, within 1 year prior to study admission
  • Systolic blood pressure > 150 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure > 95 mm Hg
  • Regular use of oral steroids
  • Regular daily intake of 2 or more alcoholic drinks
  • Illicit drug use
  • No fish oil supplements (including cod liver oil) for one month prior to study admission
  • No dietary supplements, including those containing any vitamins, minerals, herbs, plant concentrates (including garlic, gingko, St. John's wort) or homeopathic remedies, for one month prior to study admission
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01055717

Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tufts University
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey B Blumberg, PhD Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts Unversity
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tufts University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01055717     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB9306
Study First Received: January 25, 2010
Last Updated: May 23, 2013

Keywords provided by Tufts University:
avenanthramide
enriched
oat
phytochemical
bioavailability

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2017