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Fatty Acid Quality and Overweight (FO-study)

2014-08-27 03:17:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to study the health effects of fatty acid quality in healthy, overweight individuals.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Weight Reduction and Insulin Sensitivity

Intervention

fatty acid quality and overweight

Location

Akershus University College
Oslo
Lillestrom
Norway
2001

Status

Completed

Source

Akershus University College

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:12-0400

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