This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition obesity
Treatment fiber drink and fiber bread
Sponsor University of Copenhagen
Start date March 2009
End date July 2009
Trial size 16 participants
Trial identifier NCT00953004, B245


The aim is to study the effects of flaxseed mucilage, rich in dietary fiber on apparent fat and energy digestibility in young adults.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model crossover assignment
Masking double blind (subject, caregiver, investigator, outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose treatment
fiber drink and fiber bread
fiber drink or fiber bread three times daily
fiber drink and fiber bread
fiber drink or fiber bread three times daily
fiber drink and fiber bread
fiber drink or fiber bread three times daily

Primary Outcomes

Fat and energy digestibility
time frame: mean over period

Secondary Outcomes

time frame: three times daily
gastrointestinal distress
time frame: continously
lipid profile
time frame: end of each period
glucose and insulin
time frame: end of each period
fecal output and transit time
time frame: mean of each period

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 40 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - 18-40y - BMI 22-28 - healthy Exclusion Criteria: - smoking - medication - excess PA

Additional Information

Official title Effect of Flaxseed and Flaxseed Mucilage on Energy Digestibility, Lipid Profile and Appetite
Principal investigator Arne Astrup, PhD, Dr med
Description A 3 times 1-wk randomised crossover dietary intervention study, where the full diet is provided to 17 young subjects along with different flaxseed mucilage preparations. During the last five days, fecal samples are collected. Fasting blood samples are collected on day 1 and 8 in each period and appetite sensation is registered three times daily before the main meals.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2010.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Copenhagen.