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ProSat - Long Term Effect of Probiotics on Satiety (ProSat)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 15, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AAstrup, University of Copenhagen

Brief Summary:
The aim of the ProSat study is to examine the effects of a probiotic capsule containing Lb. Casei on subjective appetite sensation, ad libitum energy intake, and appetite hormone response in a single meal test and to determine whether the acute effects persist after daily supplementation of the probiotic capsule.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Appetite Regulation Dietary Supplement: Probiotic Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 66 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Probiotics and Satiety - Acute Effects and Persistence of Acute Effects
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Dietary Supplement: Probiotic
Parallel, randomized, controlled 2 arms study.

Active Comparator: High dose Lb. casei Dietary Supplement: Probiotic
Parallel, randomized, controlled 2 arms study.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Glucose, insulin, GLP-1, GLP-2, CCK, PYY, PP, ghrelin, amylin, LPS, TNF-alfa, CRP, fibrinogen. [ Time Frame: June 2011 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subjective appetite measurements, spontaneous food intake. [ Time Frame: June 2011 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy men and women
  • Normal to slight overweight (BMI: 22-28 kg/m2)
  • 20-45 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoking
  • Daily medicine use (oral contraceptives excluded)
  • Use of pre- and probiotic supplements and foods
  • Blood donation 3 months prior to the study
  • Hb < 7,5mmol/l
  • Chronic illnesses such as hyperlipidemia, diabetes inflammatory diseases
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Elite athletes (>10 hours hard exercise/week)
  • Vegetarians

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01240018

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University of Copenhagen, Department of Human Nutrition
Frederiksberg, DK, Denmark, 1958
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Copenhagen
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Principal Investigator: Arne Astrup, MD Department of Human Nutrition, Copenhagen University, Denmark
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Responsible Party: AAstrup, Professor, University of Copenhagen Identifier: NCT01240018    
Other Study ID Numbers: B257II
First Posted: November 15, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012