Influence of Pomegranate Juice Consumption on the Level of Antioxidants in Breast Milk

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2013 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 27, 2013
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:

Many medicinal effects of Pomegranate juices are already known. Mainly known for its anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-oxide tendency of pomegranate juice.

Many studies which have demonstrated antioxidant activity of pomegranate juice in the blood and blood cells were published.

In addition, published studies have demonstrated the anti-oxidant activity which inhibit the development of atherosclerosis and stroke, even in patients with diabetes, and its effect of decreasing systolic blood pressure in patients with systemic hypertension.

The purpose of the work is to examine the effect of drinking pomegranate juice on the level of anti-oxidants in human breast milk.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Milk Dietary Supplement: pomegranate juice Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
the effect of pomegranate juice consumption on breast milk anti oxidants level.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Influence of Pomegranate Juice Consumption on the Level of Antioxidants in Breast Milk
Study Start Date : April 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Antioxidants

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 2
label I- 200 cc pomegranate juice once daily for 6 weeks post partum. label II- control group, no placebo is givening.
Dietary Supplement: pomegranate juice

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. anti oxidant level in human breast milk [ Time Frame: at least one year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • lactating woman

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pomegranate allergy
  • diabetes mellitus
  • use of other Dietary Supplement

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01800110     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0013-13
First Posted: February 27, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 27, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs