Clinical Trial – Mediterranean Diet for Obese Older Adults – Diet

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Obesity in the elderly are more likely to cause cognitive decline and dementia. A healthy dietary pattern is beneficial to lower this risk significantly. This test is to figure out how changes in dietary habits in the case of Mediterranean diet influence weight and cognitive functioning of aged people over a 6-month follow-up period.
Study Type  : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment  : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Mediterranean Diet, Weight Loss, and Cognition in Obese Older Adults
Study Start Date  : September 1, 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date  : April 1, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date  : March 1, 2021
Contact: Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD (312)996-9028
Contact: Lara Blumstein, MA (312)996-9028 Identifier: NCT03129048
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