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Adequate Dairy Intake on Weight Change in Girls

2014-08-27 03:16:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

SPECIFIC AIM The aim of this study is to determine the effects of increasing dairy intake to four servings per day on change in percent body fat in post-menarcheal adolescent girls with habitual low calcium intakes.

HYPOTHESIS Post-menarcheal adolescent girls with habitually low calcium intake who consume dairy foods providing at least 1200 mg of calcium per day will have a smaller increase in percent body fat, as measured by dual energy absorptiometry, during one year than post-menarcheal adolescent girls on a usual diet of 600 mg of calcium per day or less.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

counseling on increasing calcium intake, observation

Location

Creighton University Medical Center, Osteoporosis Research Center
Omaha
Nebraska
United States
68131

Status

Recruiting

Source

Creighton University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:00-0400

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