Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition hunger
Treatments television, no television
Sponsor University of Tennessee
Start date June 2015
End date August 2016
Trial size 20 participants
Trial identifier NCT02505490, UTK IRB-15-02352-XP

Summary

The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of television viewing on liking of food.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model factorial assignment
Masking single blind (subject)
Arm
(Experimental)
The purpose is to determine whether a change in liking of food will occur with a lack of television.
no television
The purpose is to determine whether the lack of television impacts liking of food.
(Experimental)
The purpose is to determine whether a change in liking of food will occur while watching television.
television
The purpose is to determine whether television impacts liking of food.

Primary Outcomes

Measure
The Effect of Television Watching on Liking of Food via Visual Analog Scale
time frame: 8 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

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

Inclusion Criteria: - Between the ages of 18 and 35 years - Body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 kg/m2 and 24.9 kg/m2 - Unrestrained eater (≤ 12 on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire [TFEQ-R]) - Report a favorable preference for foods served in the meal including: macaroni and cheese and salad (dressing will be chosen by the participant via initial phone screen), participants must rate each food item ≥ 3 during phone screen and ≥ 50 on a visual analogue scale (VAS) during the initial screening session - Regularly eat a meal before 10:00 am - Are able to complete all sessions within eight weeks of the screening session - Report being a non-smoker - Are not taking medications that affect appetite or food intake - Are not pregnant or breastfeeding - Are not on a dietary plan or have dietary restrictions that prevent consumption of certain types and/or amounts of food Exclusion Criteria: - Binge eating; and/or - Athletes in training

Additional Information

Official title The Effect of Television Watching on Liking of Food in Normal Weight Adults 18-35
Principal investigator Rachel Rosenthal, BS
Description The objective of this investigation is to determine whether participants will have a change of liking of food based on television viewing. The specific aims of the study are: 1. Determine the effect of television on liking of food. 2. Determine the effect of no television on liking of food.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Tennessee.