Ultra Crave: An Investigation of Ultra-Processed Food

Ultra Crave: An Investigation of Ultra-Processed Food

The study will include a combination of in-person, at-home, and virtual activities over the course of ~22 days (contingent on scheduling, this duration may vary and particularly between in-person visits #1 and #2). Participants complete three in-lab visits, each followed by a week of remote data tasks (e.g., remote food photography, EMA, continuous glucose monitoring, and physical activity and sleep tracking (Fitbit).
During in-lab visit #1, participants will complete questionnaires, behavioral tasks, and interviews, and will have body composition measurements taken (height, weight, Inbody scan). Participants will complete the remote tasks for the following week while eating their typical diet (i.e., baseline period).
During in-lab visit #2, participants will complete questionnaires, interviews, and body composition measurements (height, weight, Inbody scan). Participants are randomly assigned to a high or low UP food condition and will be provided with food and beverages consistent with their condition, which they are required to exclusively consume during week 2 of remote data collection (i.e., dietary intervention period).
During in-lab visit #3, participants will complete questionnaires, behavioral tasks, body composition measurements (height, weight, InBody scan), and an fMRI scan. All participants are provided with dietary instructions for a low UP diet to follow on their own during week 3 of remote data collection (i.e., dietary adherence period).
At the end of the third week of remote data collection, participants are asked to complete additional questionnaires, provide information about their current diet, and complete a remote interview about their experience with the study. Participants are contacted 1- and 3-months later to complete a short follow-up survey and provide information about their current diet.

Source: View full study details on ClinicalTrials.gov

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. By listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details.

September 22, 2023Comments OffCardiology | Cardiology Clinical Trials | Cardiology Studies | ClinicalTrials.gov | Drug Trials Near Me | US National Library of Medicine
Comments