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Effects of Fresh Watermelon Consumption on Satiety and Cardiometabolic Health

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03380221
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 21, 2017
Last Update Posted : April 29, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mee Young Hong, San Diego State University

Brief Summary:
The goal of the proposed study is to determine the effects of fresh watermelon fruit consumption on satiety, metabolic parameters and weight management.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Satiety Other: Watermelon Other: Low fat cookies Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effects of Fresh Watermelon Consumption on Satiety and Cardiometabolic Health
Actual Study Start Date : September 15, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 15, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 30, 2021

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Watermelon Other: Watermelon
Participants will consume 100 Kcal of watermelon fruit (2 cups) daily for 4 weeks.

Active Comparator: Low fat cookies Other: Low fat cookies
Participants will consume 100 Kcal of low fat cookies daily for 4 weeks.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change of Satiety [ Time Frame: 0, 20, 40, 60, 90 and 120 minutes post snack consumption ]
    Hunger feeling (appetite) will be examined using visual analog scale (0-10): 0 is least and 10 greatest.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-55 years old
  • BMI 25-40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoker
  • Pregnant woman
  • Required dietary supplement use
  • Required medication of metabolic disorders
  • Allergy to watermelon or gluten

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03380221


Contacts
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Contact: Mee Young Hong 619-594-2392 mhong2@mail.sdsu.edu

Locations
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United States, California
Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, SDSU Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States, 92182-7251
Contact: Mee Young Hong    619-594-2392    mhong2@mail.sdsu.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
San Diego State University
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Mee Young Hong, Professor, San Diego State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03380221    
Other Study ID Numbers: HS-2017-0139
First Posted: December 21, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 29, 2019
Last Verified: April 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No