Can Fish Oil and Phytochemical Supplements Mimic Anti-Aging Effects of Calorie Restriction?
The purpose of this study is to determine if a combination of 10 nutritional supplements provide health benefits that are consistent with protection against age-related disease. All supplements have been shown in previous studies to have health benefits when administered alone. The hypothesis is that 6 months of taking 10 nutritional supplements each day will provide beneficial changes in healthy related measures.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Can Fish Oil and Phytochemical Supplements Mimic Anti-Aging Effects of Calorie Restriction?|
- Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||May 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Dietary Supplement: Supplement
Participants in this group will take the following nutritional supplements on a daily basis: curcumin, fish oil, resveratrol, sesamin, Acetyl-L-carnitine, lipoic acid, green and black teas, quercetin, pomegranate, cinnamon bark.
|No Intervention: control|
|United States, Missouri|
|Washington University Medical Center|
|St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110|
|Principal Investigator:||Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD||Washington University|