Location: Food Components and Health Laboratory
Project Number: 8040-51530-010-01-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Jan 1, 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.