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Boston, Massachusetts 02111


Purpose:

The absorption kinetics of polyphenols in angel's plant (Angelica keiskei), which is a dark green leafy vegetable rich in antioxidant nutrients, will be determined in older adults in this pilot study.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Healthy subjects (>60 yr, n=5) - subjects with metabolic syndrome (>60 yr, n=5) - Subjects who has - high fasting plasma glucose (>5.6 mmol/L), - central obesity (waist-hip ratio, >0.9 for men, >0.85 for women) - either high blood pressure (>130/85 mmHg) or high triacylglycerol (>1.7 mmol/L) will be selected to have metabolic syndrome. - normal hematological parameters, normal serum albumin, normal liver function, and normal kidney function - no history of smoking or alcoholism. Exclusion Criteria: - consume >7 alcoholic drinks/wk - taking cholesterol medication or hormone replacement


NCT ID:

NCT00721643


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Kyung-Jin Yeum, Ph.D.
Tufts Medical Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02111
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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