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Nutrition Research Study

The Department of Foods and Nutrition at the University of Georgia Seeks

  • Men and women with bigger builds (or plus size) OR high cholesterol levels
  • Ages 30-75 years old
  • Must not take cholesterol-lowering or thyroid medications or have diabetes
  • Must not eat tree nuts frequently
  • Compensation: $70-$145

Requirements

8-week commitment and a total of 4 testing visits (all include blood draws)

There will be 4 testing visits

  • Informed Consent/Screening & Mid-Diet Visits: Body measurements and blood draw (1 hour)
  • Baseline & Post-Diet Visits: Body measurements, blood draw, and metabolism measurement (1.5 hours)
    • A subset of participants will also complete a meal challenge at visits 1 and 3 (4 hours each)

8 Week Intervention Diets

May require daily consumption of pecans for 8 weeks

Sequence of visits and activities

informed consent and screening visit to baseline visit (week 0) to mid-diet visit (week 4) to post-diet visit (week 8)

You Will Learn

Your body weight, waist circumference, body fat percentage, blood pressure, metabolic rate (estimated calories burned), and cholesterol levels.

If you are interested in participating and would like to request more information, fill out the form below.

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