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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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 Almond Study

 Research Question:

·        The objective of this study is to learn about the number of calories in almonds and the mechanisms of their health effects.

Recruitment Criteria:

·         25-75 years of age

·         Body mass index between 20 and 38 kg/m2

·         Nonsmokers

·         Not diabetic


·         Five 3-week diet periods, separated by a 1 to 2 week break.

·         During the five diet periods, participants will come in to the Center for    breakfast and dinner, Monday-Friday. Lunch and weekend meals will be packed for carryout.

·         There will be 10 mornings of testing (one at the beginning and end of each diet period).

·         There will be a total of 10 blood draws.

·         Fecal and urine samples will be collected for 7 days during each diet period.

·         Volunteers will be compensated.

Interested in participating?

·         If you are interested in participating, please email us at or call 301-504-5454 and leave a message.


Last Modified: 1/27/2014
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