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Water Induced Thermogenesis in Obese Children

2014-07-24 14:15:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Drinking water is largely advocated for obesity prevention and management. Recent studies have suggested that water has a thermogenic effect, this has not been examined in children. In this study, we will measure the resting metabolic rate of 21 obese children before, and during drinking cold (4 degrees centigrade)water for up to 60 minutes.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Water

Location

Hadassah Optimal Sport Medicine Center
Jerusalem
Israel

Status

Completed

Source

Hadassah Medical Organization

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:15:11-0400

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