|Protein Eating Patterns and Weight Loss|
Protein Eating Patterns and Weight Loss
Why are we doing this Study?
We are looking for women to participate in a 16 week weight loss study to determine the extent to which protein eating patterns contribute to your ability to stay ‘on track’ with your weight loss goals.
The United States Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Beef Commission are funding this research study.
Who is eligible for this Study?
- 20 - 44 years of age; can be older if you have regular monthly periods
- Medical history demonstrating good health
- Are not pregnant or breast feeding
- Eat animal products (meat, eggs and dairy)
- May not exhibit an eating disorder
- May not exhibit a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder
- Have not had bariatric surgery
- Not taking medications known to affect appetite, body composition, body weight, or food intake (including steroid-based medications)
- Willingness and ability to comply with the demands of the experimental protocol
What is required of me for this study?
- Eat a research specific diet
- Food pick up at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Center
- Stay at the center for 24 hours during the work week on 3 separate occasions (M-F)
- Attend weight loss classes
- Blood draws
- Complete Questionnaires
Will I get compensated for my time?
You will be compensated for being in this research study. A total of $820 will be paid upon completion of all study requirements. You also have the option to receive a 20 month individual membership or a 15 month family membership of Choice Health and Fitness.
Important Information for Non-US Citizens
Please be aware, compensation is offered for study participation. If you are not a United States citizen, you should check your documentation to make sure you can receive money from a non-University source without jeopardizing your status in the United States.
Who can I contact about this study?
If you have more questions please call 701-795-8396 or
Applications are also available online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/study510