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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Weight Loss, Obesity or Cardiovascular Risk Factors
and you are
over 18
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Folklore has suggested that consuming grapefruit may promote weight control. Sparse data exist to support this hypothesis, though there is some evidence of health promotional effects regarding blood pressure and lipid profiles. The aims of this randomized controlled trial are to determine the role of grapefruit in: 1. Reducing weight 2. Reducing blood pressure 3. Reducing inflammation 4. Improving the lipid profile. The investigators hypothesize that six weeks of daily consumption of grapefruit will reduce weight, blood pressure, and inflammation while improving the lipid profile in overweight, healthy adults.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Grapefruit
  • Other: Control

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01452841. The sponsor of the trial is University of Arizona and it is looking for 85 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Efficiency of Daily Grapefruit Exposure in Reducing Body Weight and Inflammatory Markers