The Effect of Television Watching on Liking of Food
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|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|
The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of television viewing on liking of food.
|Intervention model||factorial assignment|
|Masking||single blind (subject)|
The Effect of Television Watching on Liking of Food via Visual Analog Scale
time frame: 8 weeks
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
|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.|
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