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A High Protein Diet and Weight Maintenance

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00625235
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 28, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 28, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Meat and Livestock Australia
Information provided by:
University of Melbourne

Brief Summary:
An investigation into long term weight maintenance using a high protein or high carbohydrate diet, after a large and rapid weight loss.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Dietary Supplement: VLED followed by a high protein or high carbohydrate diet Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Use of a High Protein Diet in Achieving Long-Term Weight Loss and Improved Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Study Start Date : July 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2006

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Arm Intervention/treatment
1
High Carbohydrate diet
Dietary Supplement: VLED followed by a high protein or high carbohydrate diet
2
High Protein diet
Dietary Supplement: VLED followed by a high protein or high carbohydrate diet



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiovascular risk factors [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy men and women with a BMI >27kg/m2 with co-morbities or BMI >30kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • people with Type II diabetes or other endocrine disorders, women who were pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant

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Locations
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Australia, Victoria
Department of Medicine, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 3081
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Melbourne
Meat and Livestock Australia

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Responsible Party: Meat and Livestock Australia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00625235     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HREC 2003.046
First Posted: February 28, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 28, 2008
Last Verified: June 2003

Keywords provided by University of Melbourne:
Obesity
Weight loss
Weight maintenance
VLED