Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio and Higher Order Cognitive Function in 7-to 9-year-olds
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823419|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2013
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Official Title:||Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio and Higher Order Cognitive Function in 7-to 9-year-olds|
|Study Start Date :||October 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2011|
7-9 year olds
Typically developing 7- to 9-year-olds will be enrolled and tested.
- Relation between executive function and n-6/n-3 fatty acid intake [ Time Frame: up to 10 days ]Executive function will be measured using a validated and standardized system known as CANTAB (Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery) and correlated with the ratio of fatty acid intake. 24-hour diet recalls will be completed using the NDSR (Nutrient Data System for Research) software. Across one week, the children will be interviewed 3 times (two weekdays, one weekend day) about what they ate in the previous 24 hours. The dietary data will be averaged to arrive at the n-6/n-3 intake. The children will then come to lab for one visit where they will be assessed using the CANTAB.
- Temperament [ Time Frame: Baseline ]Temperament will be measured using a Rothbart written assessment completed by the caregiver.
- Socioeconomic status [ Time Frame: Baseline ]Demographic information will be collected from caregiver using a lab-typical questionnaire.
Biospecimen Retention: None Retained
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01823419
|United States, North Carolina|
|UNC at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute|
|Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States, 28081|
|Principal Investigator:||Carol L Cheatham, PhD||UNC-Chapel Hill|
|Study Director:||Kelly W Sheppard, BS||UNC-Chapel Hill|