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Potential Beneficial Effects of Resveratrol

2014-08-27 03:12:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

We want to investigate whether the food supplement resveratrol is able to counteract the detrimental effects of obesity.

Description

The aim of this study is to investigate potential metabolic effects of resveratrol in healthy but obese men. We hypothesize that resveratrol will counteract some of the detrimental effects of obesity, and as an imitator of calorie restriction will give new insight into the basic biochemical pathways underpinning human metabolism. Of special interest is the potential connection between resveratrol, calorie restriction, SIRT1, STAT5b and the GH/IGF-I axis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Metabolic Syndrome

Intervention

Resveratrol, Placebo

Location

Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, MEA
Aarhus
Denmark
8000

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:38-0400

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