CLINICAL TRIAL

Two egg whites for Nutritional Requirements

Recruiting · 18+ · All Sexes · Columbus, OH

Achieving Nutritional Adequacy Of Vitamins E and K With An Egg/Plant-Based Food Pairing - Study 2

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About the trial for Nutritional Requirements

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 4 different treatments. Two Egg Whites is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will be divided into 4 treatment groups. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Experimental Group 1
Two hard-boiled eggs
OTHER
Experimental Group 2
Two egg whites
OTHER
Experimental Group 3
Zero hard-boiled egg
OTHER
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Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 9 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
No history of gastrointestinal disorders
Body Mass Index (BMI) = 19-25 kg/m2
Normolipidemic (total cholesterol <240 mg/dL; triglyceride <150 mg/dL)
Fasting glucose <100 mg/dL
Normal hematocrit level (41%-50% for men and 36%-48% for women)
Normal hemoglobin level (13.5-17.5 g/dL for men and 12.0-15.5 g/dL for women)
No use of dietary supplements for >1 month
No use of medications that affect lipid or glucose metabolism
Non-smoker
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Odds of Eligibility
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: 0, 3, 4.5, 6, 7.5, 9, 12, 24, 36, 48, 72 hours post-ingestion of spinach
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 0, 3, 4.5, 6, 7.5, 9, 12, 24, 36, 48, 72 hours post-ingestion of spinach
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: 0, 3, 4.5, 6, 7.5, 9, 12, 24, 36, 48, 72 hours post-ingestion of spinach.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Two egg whites will improve 6 primary outcomes, 6 secondary outcomes, and 2 other outcomes in patients with Nutritional Requirements. Measurement will happen over the course of Prior to (0 hour) spinach consumption.

Vitamin C
PRIOR TO (0 HOUR) SPINACH CONSUMPTION
Baseline plasma vitamin C concentration
PRIOR TO (0 HOUR) SPINACH CONSUMPTION
Malondialdehyde
PRIOR TO (0 HOUR) SPINACH CONSUMPTION
Baseline plasma malondialdehyde concentration
PRIOR TO (0 HOUR) SPINACH CONSUMPTION
Vitamin K Tmax
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Time to reach maximum plasma concentration of deuterium-labeled phylloquinone
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Estimated Absorption (%Dose) of Vitamin K
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Absorption of deuterium-labeled phylloquinone
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Estimated Absorption (%Dose) of Vitamin E
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Absorption of deuterium-labeled alpha-tocopherol
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Elimination Rate of Vitamin E
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
Rate of plasma elimination of deuterium-labeled alpha-tocopherol
0-72 HOURS POST-INGESTION OF SPINACH
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Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
R. B.
Prof. Richard Bruno, Professor and Principal Investigator
Ohio State University

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What are common treatments for nutritional requirements?

While enteral nutrition, parenteral nutrition, and total parenteral nutrition are commonly used, evidence suggests that there can be significant patient satisfaction with the treatment of patients requiring them. More research into the role of nutrition therapies in the treatment of patients with nutritional requirements is warranted. Furthermore, the implementation of evidence of the best practice in managing patients requiring them will make nutrition therapies more useful.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the signs of nutritional requirements?

A large part of adult males need a balanced diet to meet their energy, protein and micronutrient targets to optimize and maintain health. Knowledge of signs and symptoms associated with nutritional deficiencies can increase compliance and identification of those needing medical assistance.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Can nutritional requirements be cured?

No method for curing malnutrition was found in any of the clinical studies. As a result, patients and nutritionists need to carefully consider the potential hazards in a given particular situation in every nutritional therapy decision.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is nutritional requirements?

Nutritional requirements of adolescents and young adults do not differ from the requirements of middle-aged and elderly adults (55 years and over). Although there are no specific deficiencies that can be detected in either the adolescents and younger adults or younger middle-aged adults, an energy or nutrient intake of greater than body requirements is unlikely to produce optimal growth, development, and health in well-nourished individuals.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What causes nutritional requirements?

The impact of nutritional requirements in the ICU can be quite extensive, but they are not invariably caused by deficiencies or toxicity to the patient. Some common causes of nutritional complications include failure to feed the patient appropriately, errors of feeding, inappropriate tube feeding, or failure to change the feeding tube when the source is determined to be blocked or obstructed. It is important in the ICU to review the feeding options for each patient.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get nutritional requirements a year in the United States?

Around 21.4 percent of Americans age 75 and older require caloric intake, and almost a fifth of seniors (18.7%) are protein deficient. Both needs and deficiency are increasing at different rates with age. Nutritional needs and deficiency in the elderly must be considered as an independent predictor of functional declines.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How serious can nutritional requirements be?

A moderate to severe nutritional deficiency is uncommon in hospitalized patients and the risk of death due to malnutrition is low. Nutrition specialists seldom have to intervene in hospitalized nutritional patients. However, a nutritional therapy should therefore be proposed to patients with a deficient energy balance and the probability to meet energy needs.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How does two egg whites work?

The study showed that an unenhanced, high saturated fatty meal does not result in significant changes in plasma phospholipid levels; thus, there are no effects at low egg (1 egg white) intakes.

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What is the primary cause of nutritional requirements?

This review demonstrates that patients with oncology-related nutritional deficiencies are more severely afflicted than their non-oncology counterparts after a cancer diagnosis, therefore highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach involving all members of the care team: patients, oncology practitioners, nurses, dieticians, nutrition therapists and social workers.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Has two egg whites proven to be more effective than a placebo?

Consumption of two egg whites may lower LDL cholesterol levels more effectively than in individuals with normal cholesterol. More research is needed to see if there is a significant effect on lipid levels or long-term outcome.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Is two egg whites safe for people?

In a recent study, findings showed that people who eat two egg whites in 3 days and people and babies who eat one egg whites in 3 days are indistinguishable in terms of dietary, hepatic, and kidney function, liver enzymes and protein retention from those who eat only one egg. Thus, two egg whites can be consumed safely, at a comparable level of nutritional and biological value to one egg. In a recent study, findings demonstrate the importance of designing clinical studies that capture the biological relevance of the study of this nutrition in general.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the latest developments in two egg whites for therapeutic use?

We have shown that by making the hard-boiled egg white a source of a large number of proteins, eggs may be used therapeutically to provide nutrition for children or adults, especially during illnesses. This has the potential to reduce the necessity for the consumption of animal-oil or the risk for food poisoning. The same type of products may also be used to enhance nutrition in the elderly. Thus, it seems likely that egg products may gain significant attention in the diet of the future.

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