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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Macronutrient Absorption from Almonds: The Measured Energy Value of Almonds in the Human Diet

Location: Food Components and Health Laboratory

Project Number: 8040-51530-010-01
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Jan 01, 2010
End Date: Dec 31, 2014

To measure the macronutrient digestibility and epigenetic effects of consumption of almonds as part of a controlled diet in humans.

ARS will conduct a randomized clinical trial to investigate the effect of almonds, a high-fat, high-fiber food on nutrient absorption and will collect samples to evaluate epigenetic effects, and the effect of almonds on pathways associated with cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Last Modified: 11/25/2015
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