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Effect of an Iridoid Enriched Beverage on Skin Autofluorescence

This study has been completed.
Indonesia University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tahitian Noni International, Inc. Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2012
Last updated: December 2, 2014
Last verified: August 2012
The objectives of this clinical trial are to evaluate the effectiveness of an iridoid enriched beverage containing noni and cornelian juices and olive leaf extract on advanced glycation end product levels.

Condition Intervention Phase
Oxidative Stress Quality of Life Metabolic Syndrome Dietary Supplement: iridoid enriched mixed fruit beverage Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

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Further study details as provided by Tahitian Noni International, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • skin autofluorescence (akin advanced glycation end products) [ Time Frame: Baseline and week 8 ]
    skin autofluorescence with AGE reader

Enrollment: 34
Study Start Date: May 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 60-240 mL/day
60 -240 mL/day dose group
Dietary Supplement: iridoid enriched mixed fruit beverage
Mixed fruit beverage consisting of noni (Morinda citrifolia) juice, Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas & Cornus officinalis) puree and juice, olive (Olea europea) leaf extract, and other fruit juices and natural flavors
Other Name: TruAge Max


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females age 25 to 60 years.
  • Overweight or obese, defined as BMI 23.0 to 39.9 kg/m2.
  • Impaired fasting glucose, defined as fasting blood glucose 100 to 125 mg/dl.
  • Prehypertension or Grade 1 hypertension, defined as systolic blood pressure 120-159 mm Hg AND diastolic BP 80-99 mm Hg.
  • Ability of the participant (in the investigator's opinion) to comprehend the full nature and purpose of the study including possible risks and side effects.
  • Consent to the study and willing to comply with study procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prescription medication use for hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, liver disease, or AIDS/HIV 2.
  • Intake of foods and/or dietary supplements that may confound study outcomes including any use of a noni-based dietary supplement in the last month.
  • Regular use (> 3 times per week over the past month) of any dietary supplement that contains "super fruits" or high antioxidant concentrations.
  • Regular use (> 3 times per week over the past month) of any dietary supplement intended to alter or regulate blood glucose levels.
  • Any medical conditions or diseases that may affect subject safety or confound study results (in the opinion of the investigator).
  • Pregnant or lactating female.
  • History of alcohol, drug, or medication abuse.
  • Current heavy smokers (1 or more packs/day).
  • Allergies to any ingredient in the investigational products.
  • Participation in another study with any investigational product.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01597076

Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia, 10430
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tahitian Noni International, Inc.
Indonesia University
Principal Investigator: Samuel Oetoro, dr MS SpGK Indonesia University
Study Director: Claude J Jensen, MS Morinda Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tahitian Noni International, Inc. Identifier: NCT01597076     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 111118-SUS-NON-AGE-GP
Study First Received: May 9, 2012
Last Updated: December 2, 2014

Keywords provided by Tahitian Noni International, Inc.:
Morinda citrifolia
advanced glycation end products
oxidative stress
quality of life
metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017