diet for Binge Eating

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Binge Eating+3 More Conditionsdiet - Other
3 - 4
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is designed to see if children feel different levels of hunger and fullness after eating high-satiety or usual foods, and if this affects their learning outcomes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Binge Eating
  • Food Preferences
  • Hunger
  • Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: through study completion, on average of 8 weeks

at baseline
anthropometric data
change from pre-lunch to 2-hours post lunch
learning (working memory)
change in salivary ghrelin from pre-lunch to 2-hours post lunch
salivary ghrelin levels
change on hunger/fullness scale from pre-lunch to 2-hours post lunch
hunger/fullness 120 minutes postprandial using "children's hunger scale"
Week 8
blood pressure
liking of food
physical activity level
systolic and diastolic blood pressure

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

70 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: diet · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: diet · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: through study completion, on average of 8 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of VirginiaLead Sponsor
707 Previous Clinical Trials
1,468,199 Total Patients Enrolled
Sibylle Kranz, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Virginia
1 Previous Clinical Trials
16 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 3 - 4 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Children who do not have any medical conditions or illnesses.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibilty criteria for participating in this medical experiment?

"To be eligible for this trial, children between the ages of 3 and 4 must exhibit hunger. The researchers are looking to enrol a total of 70 participants in the experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the current capacity for participants in this experiment?

"Affirmative, the information available through confirms that this medical trial is in search of participants for a study which was initiated on July 1st 2018 and most recently updated May 18th 2022. The research team requires 70 individuals at one site to take part in the experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What are the desired outcomes of this clinical investigation?

"This experiment seeks to measure changes in salivary ghrelin levels for a two-hour period following lunchtime. To assess hunger/fullness, the Children's Hunger Scale will be used as an indicator. Anthropometric data (height, weight and CDC BMI), learning ability (Head Toes Knee Shoulders test) and physical activity level are also being monitored by way of accelerometers over 4 days at the lab facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is the age of admittance for this clinical trial exceeding 35 years?

"In accordance with this study's eligibility requirements, only participants aged 3 to 4 are allowed to participate." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is it possible to participate in this inquiry at present?

"Confirmed, data indicate that this trial is ongoing. Initial posting took place on July 1st 2018 and the information was most recently edited on May 18th 2022. 70 participants are required from a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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