Pizza Study

 

Study Type
Nutrition
Study Purpose
The purpose of this research study is to determine if a food supplement vs. a placebo will reduce appetite and hunger.
About the Study
This study will examine the effect of a food supplement, Appethyl™, in comparison to a placebo, regard to hunger, satiety and food intake after a single dose.
Study Design

Number of visits:

  • 2 Screening visits
  • 4 Clinic visits
  • 2 Periods of 36 days (total of 72 days) of eating four meals at Pennington Biomedical

Study procedures:

  • OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Applanation Tonometry
  • Orthogonal Polarization Spectroscopy
  • Blood draws

During the eating parts of the study, the participants will eat according to the following schedules:

  1. Condensed Eating: 4 meals spaced over 6 hours (1 meal every 2 hours); when subject is finished eating; they will be asked not to eat until the next meal the following day (18 hrs. without food).
  2. Spread out Eating: 4 meals spaced over 12 hours (1 meal every 4 hrs.); when subject is finished eating they will be asked not to eat until the next meal the following day (12 hrs. without food).

Participation in the study will be about 4 months.  As a cross-over study, participants will eat according to one feeding schedule for 37 days, will have a 7 week break, and then will eat according to the other feeding schedule.  All meals and study-related procedures will be provided at no cost to the participant.

Study Qualifications
Study Duration
Approximately 3 weeks
Compensation
Earn up to $300 for participation
Study Contact
If you are interested in volunteering for the PIZZA study, click here to screen online, call 225-763-3000 or email clinicaltrials@pbrc.edu.

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.



Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.

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