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Iron Bioavailability From MyPyramid Menus

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center Identifier:
First received: September 16, 2008
Last updated: June 1, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
Results First Received: December 30, 2008  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Condition: Nonheme Iron Absorption
Intervention: Behavioral: My Pyramid menu days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7

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Recruitment Details
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Participants recruited from the Grand Forks, North Dakota community in September 2007.

Pre-Assignment Details
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154 applied,(47 applied too late, 30 did not meet inclusion criteria and 52 refused participation) 25 screened,4 excluded (3 did not pass screen and 1 refused participation), 5 alternates

Reporting Groups
MyPyramid Menus USDA MyPyramid menus for Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    MyPyramid Menus
STARTED   16 [1] 
COMPLETED   13 [2] 
Withdrawal by Subject                3 
[1] 7 Menus were consumed in randomized order
[2] 2 participants did not receive the Day 1,4,5,6 menu and 1 did not receive the Day 2 menu

  Baseline Characteristics

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Nonheme Iron Absorption   [ Time Frame: 2 weeks (wks) ]

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