Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions mood, eating patterns
Treatments control, increase portion size, decrease portion size, mixed portions
Sponsor University of Tennessee
Start date October 2012
End date August 2016
Trial size 25 participants
Trial identifier NCT01725425, 8964B

Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether different portion sizes will effect overall mood.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model crossover assignment
Masking single blind (subject)
Primary purpose treatment
Arm
(Experimental)
Participants will receive equal amounts of foods.
control
The control is designed to determine average mood.
(Experimental)
Participants will receive increased portion sizes.
increase portion size
The purpose is to determine whether a change in mood will occur.
(Experimental)
Participants will receive decreased portion sizes.
decrease portion size
The purpose is to determine whether a change in mood will occur.
(Experimental)
Participants will receive mixed portion sizes.
mixed portions
The purpose is to determine if a change in mood will occur.

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Total grams of snack food consumed
time frame: 1 year

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Total grams of fruit consumed
time frame: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 35 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Age 18-35 - have a body mass index of 18.5 and 24.9 kg/m^2 - be an unrestrained eater( scoring less than 12 on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire) - Report Being a non-smoker Exclusion Criteria: - currently pregnant or nursing - report being an athlete in training - currently taking any medications that affect appetite or food intake - Have a medical condition affecting eating or are currently following a therapeutic diet - Report disliking foods used in the investigation - Report having allergies to foods used in the investigation

Additional Information

Official title The Impact of Portion Size of Foods on Mood in Normal Weight Adults 18-35
Principal investigator Hollie Raynor, PhD
Description The objective of this investigation is to determine whether participants will have a change in mood based on the portion size of foods served. The specific aims of the study are: 1. Determine the effect of increasing portion sizes on mood. 2. Determine the effect of decreasing portion sizes on mood.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Tennessee.