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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Metabolic Syndrome
and you are
between 13 and 15
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The aim of the study is to investigate if dietary fish oil has a beneficial effect on blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, blood lipid profile, body composition and metabolic rate in healthy, but slightly overweight, teenage boys. We hypothesized that the n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish oil might have greater effect during growth and development, as intervention trials studying the effect of fish oil on babies have shown greater effects than in adults.

Provided treatments

  • : Dietary oils (fish, vegetable oil)
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00929552. The sponsor of the trial is University of Copenhagen and it is looking for 78 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effect of n-3 LCPUFAs on Weight Reduction and Metabolic Syndrome.