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Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials

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 (20) clinical trials

Testing the Effectiveness of a Modified Community Model in Improving Child Health Outcomes in Mashonaland East Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe the Neonatal and infant mortality rate are 31/1000 and 57/1000 respectively (ZDHS, 2011). Seventy -four percent of these death occur at community level due to the delay in deciding to seek care . The government of Zimbabwe has intensified facility based health systems though very little has been ...

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Effect of a Low Residue Diet in Comparison to the Dietetic Recommendations From the INCan in Cervical Cancer Patients

In Mexico, cervical cancer (CC) is the second most frequent cause of death among women, with a mortality rate of 4000 women/year. Among the patients attended by the INCan, 80% are diagnosed with locally advanced CC and 30% of these present comorbidities. Hypertension may be present in 20% of patients, ...

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Exercise and Mediterranean Diet on Body Composition Disease Activity and Inflammatory Markers in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation, joint pain, destruction of the synovial membranes and metabolic alterations due mainly by the liberation of tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin-1 beta mainly and leading to changes in body composition as rheumatoid cachexia, which is characterized by involuntary ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Feasibility of a Postpartum Lifestyle Intervention on the Cardiometabolic Risk Profile of GDM Women

Women with a history of gestational diabetes (GDM) are characterized by increased risk for subsequent type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). These women are also characterized by higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference compared to women without prior GDM. Failure to lose the weight gained during ...

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The prEgnanCy and eArly Childhood nutrItion triaL (ECAIL)

This randomized controlled trial will test an early home based multi-component intervention program designed to promote healthy feeding practices and diet in socially disadvantaged pregnant women and their families. It first seeks to build knowledge, skills and social support regarding maternal diet and feeding practices (with a focus on breastfeeding ...

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