Study of Early Infant Diet on Growth and Development (Beginnings)
The purpose of this study is to characterize physical growth, body composition, dietary intake, neurobehavioral development, and brain function of infants and children fed mostly breast-milk, milk-based formula or soy-based formula during their first year of life. Children are followed from age 2 months to age 6 years.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Effects of Diet on Metabolism, Body Composition, Brain Function in Infants/Children|
- Growth and development [ Time Frame: yearly, 1-6 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
Plasma and urine may be collected from some study participants.
|Study Start Date:||September 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||September 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
IDE used for outcome measurement not for an intervention.
|Device: No intervention|
|United States, Arkansas|
|Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center|
|Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202|
|Principal Investigator:||Aline Andres, Ph.D.||University of Arkansas|