Brazil Nut Consumed on the Metabolic Profile, Oxidative Stress and Nutritive Microcirculatory Patterns

The Effect of Brazil Nut Consumed on the Metabolic Profile, Oxidative Stress and Skin Microcirculatory Patterns in Obese Female Adolescents

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: Rio de Janeiro State University

Source Rio de Janeiro State University
Brief Summary

The purpose this research is to check if Brazil Nuts consumed improvement the metabolic profile, state redox and endothelial function in obese adolescents.

Detailed Description

The purpose this research is to check if Brazil Nuts consumed improvement the metabolic profile (lipid profile, glucose, insulin), state redox (about glutathione peroxidase, isoprostane and LDL-ox) and endothelial function (by videocapillaroscopy) in obese adolescents (12-18 years).

Overall Status Completed
Start Date January 2008
Completion Date January 2009
Primary Completion Date January 2009
Phase N/A
Study Type Interventional
Enrollment 18
Condition
Intervention

Intervention Type: Dietary Supplement

Intervention Name: Brazil Nut

Description: During 16 weeks the adolescents consumed 3-5 nuts/day

Arm Group Label: Brazil Nuts

Eligibility

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

pubertal girls obese (BMI > 30 kg/m) -

Exclusion Criteria:

Consumption of nuts Loss weight before the research chronic disease (hypertension)

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Gender: Female

Minimum Age: 12 Years

Maximum Age: 18 Years

Healthy Volunteers: No

Location
Facility: Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Research in Vascular Biology (BioVasc), Biomedical Center, State University of Rio de Janeiro
Location Countries

Brazil

Verification Date

July 2009

Responsible Party

Name Title: Priscila Alves Maranhão

Organization: State University of Rio de Janeiro

Keywords
Number Of Arms 1
Arm Group

Label: Brazil Nuts

Type: Experimental

Description: The first group consumed the brazil nuts and the other group placebo (lactose pills)

Study Design Info

Allocation: Randomized

Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Masking: Single (Participant)

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov