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The Effect of Berry Extract Administration on Cognitive Health

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03236259
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 1, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2018
BioActor B.V.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maastricht University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of daily supplementation of Brainport for a period of 6 months on cognitive health.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cognitive Impairment Overweight and Obesity Dietary Supplement: Brainport high dose Dietary Supplement: Brainport low dose Dietary Supplement: Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 102 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect of Berry Extract Administration on Cognitive Health
Actual Study Start Date : February 21, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 21, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : August 21, 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Brainport high dose Dietary Supplement: Brainport high dose
berry extract, high dose. Daily ingestion of capsule

Active Comparator: Brainport low dose Dietary Supplement: Brainport low dose
Berry extract, low dose. Daily ingestion of capsule

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Dietary Supplement: Placebo
Maltodextrin. Daily ingestion of capsule

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cognition [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    test attention with STROOP

  2. Cognition [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Test concentration with 'cijferdoorstreep test'

  3. Cognition [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Test psychomotor speed with grooved pegboard

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. vascular structure [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    measure vascular structure with ultrasound.

  2. Mood [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Test mood with visual analogue mood scale. 8 emotions are scored on a 1-10 scale.

  3. Blood pressure [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  4. Liver function [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    analysis of alkaline phosphatase, alanine aminotransferase, aspartaat aminotransferase, bilirubine, gamma-glutamyltransferase to determine liver function.

  5. flavo-enzyme [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    monoamine oxidase B analysis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy individuals
  • Age between 40 and 60 years
  • BMI 25 - 35 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of severe cardiovascular, respiratory, urogenital, gastrointestinal/hepatic, hematological/immunologic, HEENT (head, ears, eyes, nose, throat). Dermatological/connective tissue, musculoskeletal, metabolic/nutritional, endocrine, neurological diseases, allergy, major surgery and /or laboratory assessments that might limit participation in or completion of the study protocol.
  • Diabetes
  • Use of medication that might have influence on endpoints (hypertension medication)
  • Administration of investigational drugs or participation in any scientific intervention study which may interfere with this study in the 180 days prior to the study
  • Use of antibiotics in the 30 days prior to the start of the study
  • Use of antioxidants, minerals and vitamin supplements available in pharmacies, drugstores, food markets or in alternative medicine
  • Pregnancy, lactation
  • Abuse of products (> 20 alcoholic consumptions per week and drugs)
  • Smoking
  • Weight gain or loss (> 3 kg in previous 3 months)
  • High physical activity (>4.5 hours of running/week)
  • History of any side effects towards intake of berries

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03236259

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Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht, Netherlands
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maastricht University Medical Center
BioActor B.V.

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Responsible Party: Maastricht University Medical Center Identifier: NCT03236259     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Brainport-001
First Posted: August 1, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2018
Last Verified: September 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cognitive Dysfunction
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Cognition Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders