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A listing of Diet and Nutrition medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (21) clinical trials

The Impact of a High Protein Diet on Substrate Oxidation and Energy Metabolism

The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of a high protein diet (achieved through the use of a high protein supplement) versus standard diet on substrate oxidation and energy expenditure using a state-of-the-art live-in whole body calorimetry unit (WBCU). This study will be an acute randomized, controlled, ...

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Healthy Bellies - Intervention Program During Pregnancy on Women and Newborn

"Healthy Bellies" is an intervention program with pregnant women, based on the promotion of healthy lifestyles. It aims to evaluate the impact of the program in the health of both pregnant and newborn. This trial is being conducted with pregnant women, divided into control and intervention group. Are performed 3 ...

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Dietary Intervention Gestational Weight Gain and Gestational Diabetes.

Half of the women are allocated to the intervention group and another half for the control group. The intervention group will get written material of healthy diet during pregnancy as well as emphasized nutritional guidance given by public health nurses at each visit in the maternity care clinic. There will ...

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Preventing Early Childhood Obesity Part 2: Family Spirit Nurture Prenatal - 18 Months

The investigators will conduct a randomized 1:1 controlled trial with 338 mothers (ages 14 to 22) and their children (ages 0-24 months) living in the three study sites (2 Navajo; 1 Apache). Assessments in both groups will occur at baseline (< 32 weeks gestation), 36 weeks gestation, delivery (blood sample ...

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Improving South African Government Workers' Capacities to Deliver HIV Interventions

Each dollar invested in maternal, child health (MCH) yields a nine-fold benefit. Home visiting has been repeatedly demonstrated efficacious in improving MCH outcomes, including when delivered by CHW in low and middle income countries (LMIC). However, when home visiting programs are scaled, they are not effective. Africa has particular challenges ...


Effects of Diet on Pregnancy Outcome and Child Obesity

There will be randomized sequential assignment of pregnant women at the initial clinic visit to Diet A, a high proportion of calories from refined grains as a carbohydrate source, and Diet B, a high proportion of calories from whole grains. Random number assignment is impractical for counseling purposes and blinding ...

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Comparison of Lifestyle Markers Between Women With and Without Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects 6-12% of reproductive-aged women within the general population. Currently, there is limited knowledge on the current lifestyles of women with PCOS and the psychosocial factors associated with PCOS. The researchers plan to examine potential lifestyle differences and psychosocial factors between ...

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Helping Moms to be Healthy After Baby

Low-income and minority women are at increased risk for postpartum weight retention (i.e. retaining weight after pregnancy) and consequent persistent obesity. Women who are obese pre-pregnancy are 3-5 times more likely to gain weight, rather than lose weight, in the postpartum period than non-obese women. Obesity science supports that weight ...

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Plant Based Diet Ethnicity and the Gut Microbiome

To characterize the human gut microbiome under highly controlled dietary intake in healthy normal weight adult participants who differ by ethnicity: White non-Hispanic and Black non-Hispanic adults. Samples will be collected to determine human genetic variation, fecal and oral microbial communities, and metabolome products. Several evolutionary and ecological diversity metrics ...

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Making Healthy Decisions

Making Healthy Decisions includes two technology-based interventions designed to improve teen females' healthy decision making in relation to sexual relationships (YM) and nutrition (ES). Health educators from Planned Parenthood are trained to implement both YM and ES at youth-serving community organizations in their geographic area across several U.S. states. In ...

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