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Brazil Nut Consumed on the Metabolic Profile, Oxidative Stress and Nutritive Microcirculatory Patterns

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00937599
First Posted: July 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2009
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Information provided by:
Rio de Janeiro State University
  Purpose
The purpose this research is to check if Brazil Nuts consumed improvement the metabolic profile, state redox and endothelial function in obese adolescents.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Dietary Supplement: Brazil Nut

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Brazil Nut Consumed on the Metabolic Profile, Oxidative Stress and Skin Microcirculatory Patterns in Obese Female Adolescents

Further study details as provided by Rio de Janeiro State University:

Enrollment: 18
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Brazil Nuts
The first group consumed the brazil nuts and the other group placebo (lactose pills)
Dietary Supplement: Brazil Nut
During 16 weeks the adolescents consumed 3-5 nuts/day

Detailed Description:
The purpose this research is to check if Brazil Nuts consumed improvement the metabolic profile (lipid profile, glucose, insulin), state redox (about glutathione peroxidase, isoprostane and LDL-ox) and endothelial function (by videocapillaroscopy) in obese adolescents (12-18 years).
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

pubertal girls obese (BMI > 30 kg/m) -

Exclusion Criteria:

Consumption of nuts Loss weight before the research chronic disease (hypertension)

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00937599


Locations
Brazil
Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Research in Vascular Biology (BioVasc), Biomedical Center, State University of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de janeiro,, RJ, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rio de Janeiro State University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Priscila Alves Maranhão, State University of Rio de Janeiro
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00937599     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Biovasc - 01
First Submitted: July 10, 2009
First Posted: July 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by Rio de Janeiro State University:
obese
brazil nuts
oxidative stress
microcirculatory
metabolic profile