The goal of the study is to find out whether a high fat meal increases blood lipids and
causes monocyte (white blood cell) activation, and whether blueberry intake at the same meal
lessens monocyte activation in healthy people.
Other: Breakfast meal with placebo powder
Other: Breakfast meal with 2 serving equivalents of blueberries
Other: Breakfast meal with 4 serving equivalents of blueberries
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01594008
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years to 60 Years
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Able to complete study procedures
Body Mass Index 18 - 24.9 kg/m2
Autoimmune diseases and other inflammatory disease
Cancer, unless in remission for > 5 years
Blood cell counts outside the normal range for age and gender
Blood chemistry panels outside the normal range for age and gender
Blood cholesterol greater than 240 mg/dL
Blood triacylglycerol greater than 300 mg/dL
Hemoglobin less than 11.5 g/dL
Hypertension, blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg
Follow a vegetarian diet
Smoke or use tobacco products
Drink more than one alcoholic beverage per day
Taking cholesterol-lowering or blood pressure medication
Daily or regular use of antihistamines
Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Use of steroids for asthma or other inflammatory diseases
Use of thyroid-regulating drugs
Use of over the counter weight loss products
Known allergies or sensitivities to food ingredients in the test meals
Taking fish or algal oil supplements and unwilling to stop
Pregnant and lactating women
All locations for NCT01594008
United States (1)
USDA, ARS, Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Davis, California, United States, 95616
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01594008. The sponsor of the trial is USDA, Western Human Nutrition Research Center and it is looking for 43 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Does Blueberry Intake Alleviate Postprandial Lipemia-induced Inflammation?
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