Efficacy and Safety of Red Ginseng on Decrement of Body Fat
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01734005
Verified November 2012 by Soo-Wan Chae, Chonbuk National University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
: November 27, 2012
Last Update Posted
: November 28, 2012
Chonbuk National University Hospital
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Soo-Wan Chae, Chonbuk National University Hospital
The investigators performed a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled human trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of red ginseng on decrement of body fat. The investigators measured decrement of body fat parameters , including Body Fat Mass, Percent Body Fat, weight and BMI(body mass index), and monitored their blood pressure.
Condition or disease
Dietary Supplement: Red GinsengDietary Supplement: Placebo
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Males and females 19-65 years old
BMI(body mass index) ≥ 25 kg/m^2 or WC(Waist Circumference) ≥ 90(men), WC ≥ 85(women)
Able to give informed consent
Significant variation in weight(more 10%) in the past 3 months
Allergic or hypersensitive to any of the ingredients in the test products
History of reaction to any of the test products or of gastrointestinal diseases such as Crohn's disease or gastrointestinal surgery
History of alcohol or substance abuse
Participation in any other clinical trials within past 2 months
Laboratory test, medical or psychological conditions deemed by the investigators to interfere with successful participation in the study