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Efficacy of Plant Sterol-Fortified Dairy Product on Plasma Lipid and Plant Sterol Concentrations in Humans

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01478789
First Posted: November 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Peter Jones, University of Manitoba
  Purpose
The aim of this clinical study was to determine the efficacy on plasma cholesterol-lowering of a water dispersible formulation of plant sterol (WD-PS) preparation versus plant sterol esters (PS-ester), consumed within dairy products.

Condition Intervention
Hypercholesterolemia Dietary Supplement: WD-PS intervention phase Dietary Supplement: PS-Ester intervention phase Dietary Supplement: placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Naturalis Clinical Trial for a Novel Phytosterol Formulation

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Further study details as provided by Dr. Peter Jones, University of Manitoba:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Lipid Profile [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in lipid profile at 4 weeks (end of the phase) ]

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: October 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Water dispersible Plant Sterol (WD-PS)
WD-PS dairy product (a novel formulation for dispersible free sterols in aqueous media produced)2g/d of free plant sterol
Dietary Supplement: WD-PS intervention phase
2g/d of free plant sterol in 100g yogurt
Experimental: Esterified plant sterol (PS-Ester)
PS-Ester enriched dairy product (2g/d free plant sterol)
Dietary Supplement: PS-Ester intervention phase
2g/d of free plant sterol in 100g yogurt
Placebo Comparator: placebo
100 g/d yogurt with no added plant sterol
Dietary Supplement: placebo
100g/d yogurt with no added plant sterol

Detailed Description:
Forty-seven hyperlipidemic subjects (25 males and 22 females, age 19-75 years at baseline) completed the double-blind, randomized, crossover study.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy individuals aged 19-60 yr
  • plasma LDL-C levels > 3.0mmol/l
  • TG < 4.5mmol/l
  • body mass index (BMI) between 20 and 30 kg/m2.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of recent or chronic use of oral hypolipidemic therapy, including fish oils, or probucol within the last 3 months
  • history of chronic use of alcohol (>2 drinks/d)
  • smoking
  • myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass, sitosterolaemia, kidney disease, liver disease or other major surgical procedures within the last six months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01478789


Locations
Canada, Manitoba
Richarson Centre for Funtional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Manitoba
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Peter Jones, Director of the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, University of Manitoba
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01478789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2010:096
First Submitted: November 17, 2011
First Posted: November 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases