Egg-containing breakfast for Cognition

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN
Egg-containing breakfast - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The purpose of this study is to test the effects of provisioning twelve eggs weekly, incorporated into breakfast meals, on composite scores of executive functioning and memory using the CNSVS computerized test platform in older adults in a randomized study.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12-week

Blood Pressure
Body composition
Composite Memory
Dietary intakes
Executive Function
Heart rate
Physical performance
Processing speed
Reaction time
Serum HDL cholesterol
Serum LDL cholesterol
Serum total cholesterol
Serum total triglycerides
Simple Attention
Skin carotenoids score
Sustained Attention
Verbal memory
Visual memory
Working memory

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Intervention group
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

128 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Egg-containing breakfast · No Placebo Group · N/A

Intervention group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Egg-containing breakfast · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12-week
Closest Location: Indiana University-Bloomington · Bloomington, IN
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Cognition
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

American Egg BoardOTHER
27 Previous Clinical Trials
62,019 Total Patients Enrolled
Indiana UniversityLead Sponsor
858 Previous Clinical Trials
543,454 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Cognition
180 Patients Enrolled for Cognition
Andrew W Brown, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorIndiana University-Bloomington

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65+ · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have refrigerators and freezers.\n
You have common appliances to defrost/prepare foods.
You have sufficient corrected visual acuity to read simple instructions on a computer/laptop screen.
You are willing to consume the study foods as provided at the breakfast meals during the study period.
You are willing and able to visit IUB campus on specified in-person visit days.
You understand the study procedures and are willing to complete study procedures.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.