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The Effect of 40gr Okara on Gastric Emptying

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2010 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Nutrigal LTD
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Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier:
First received: February 17, 2010
Last updated: March 2, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
The effect of 40gr Okara, on gastric emptying of standard meal (Muffin cake)

Condition Intervention
Healthy People Dietary Supplement: Nutrigal Okara - 100

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single

Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To investigate the influence of 40 gram Okara on gastric emptying

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

This trail will be a single blinded, cross-over design. The study population will include 10 subjects. The patients will be randomly assigned to receive one of two Muffin cakes, with or without 40 grams Okara on three occasions (three visits). In two visits the subject will receive a Muffin cake with 40 grams Okara (but with similar caloric value), and in one visit a Muffin cake without Okara.

Postprandial gastric emptying time will be measured for each subject, by 13C Breath Test.

Okara is a natural water extracted food grade soy product, contains approximately 35% protein (mfb), and about 43% of dietary fibers.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers
  • Age 20-65 years old
  • Written Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of gastro-intestinal surgery
  • On medication that may influence gastric emptying, or medication for weight loss
  • Patient on PPI treatment, H2 Blockers or medication for weight loss
  • Known allergies to soy
  • Pregnancy or breast-feeding
  • Smoking
  • Athletes
  • Metabolic syndrome or diabetes mellitus
  • Family history of metabolic syndrome or diabetes mellitus
  • Weight loss > 2 kg during two months before the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01079585

Contact: Nachum Vaisman, Prof' 009-972-3-6974807

Tel Aviv Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel
Contact: Nachum Vaisman    00-972-3-6974807   
Principal Investigator: Nachum Vaisman, Prof'         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Nutrigal LTD
  More Information Identifier: NCT01079585     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-10-NV-014-CTIL
Study First Received: February 17, 2010
Last Updated: March 2, 2010 processed this record on September 19, 2017