Effect of Snacks on Appetite Control
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||healthy canadians, appetite control|
|Sponsor||St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre|
|Collaborator||Manitoba Agri-Health Research Network|
|Start date||June 2013|
|End date||August 2014|
|Trial size||38 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01806688, H2013:036, RRC/2013/1276|
This clinical trial is being conducted to study whether eating certain snacks will reduce your desire to eat and for a longer period of time compared to other snacks. The investigators are testing 2 different snacks. Study #1 will involve eating 2 different seed-like snacks or water. Study #2 will involve eating pita bread with jam, bread with jam or water. The test snack is higher in protein and/or fibre compared to the reference product.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||crossover assignment|
|Masking||single blind (subject)|
total area under the curve for hunger, fullness, desire to eat and prospective consumption visual analog scales
time frame: 3 hours
number of calories consumed post-snack until bedtime
time frame: time between snack consumption and bedtime
Male or female participants from 20 years up to 70 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Body mass index 18-30kg/m2 - males and non-pregnant or non-lactating females Exclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of disease by a medical doctor that requires medical treatment during the study period. - Daily tobacco use. - Physical Activity Level >1.8. - Eat meals at irregular or unusual times. - Food allergy, aversion or unwillingness to eat study foods. - Use of any prescription or non-prescription drug, herbal or nutritional supplement known to affect appetite. - Presence of a gastrointestinal disorder. - Score >65% on any 1 of the 3 categories of the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18.
|Official title||A Randomized, Controlled, Cross-over Study of the Effect of Snacks on Appetite Control|
|Principal investigator||Heather J Blewett, PhD|
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