Effects of Grapefruit or Grapefruit Juice on Anthropometry, Dietary Intakes, Appetite, and Metabolic Profile in Overweight and Obese Young and Middle-Aged Adults (GJW)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vanderbilt University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00581074
First received: December 17, 2007
Last updated: July 25, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
  Purpose

This trial examines the effects of grapefruit or grapefruit juice on anthropometry, dietary intakes, appetite, and metabolic profile in overweight and obese young and middle-aged adults.


Condition Intervention
Obesity
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of Grapefruit or Grapefruit Juice on Anthropometry, Dietary Intakes, Appetite, and Metabolic Profile in Overweight and Obese Young and Middle-Aged Adults

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Further study details as provided by Vanderbilt University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: G
grapefruit
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet
Active Comparator: J
Juice
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet
Placebo Comparator: W
placebo
Behavioral: diet (grapefruit or grapefruit juice)
weight loss diet

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI 30-39.9

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating
  • On medications that are interfered with by consuming grapefruit juice
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00581074

Locations
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Heidi J Silver, PhD Vanderbilt University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Heidi J. Silver, State of Florida Dept of Citrus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00581074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 060035
Study First Received: December 17, 2007
Last Updated: July 25, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Vanderbilt University:
obesity
diet
weight loss
metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Overweight
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms

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