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Potatos

Purpose:

This is a nutritional study that examines the effect of potatoes on health outcomes related to cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Procedures and Compensation:

  • We will provide you with potato and grain based side dishes for incorporation into your usual diet.
  • Two-four week treatment periods with a minimum 2 week break between the test periods.
  • Measurements of blood pressure, vascular health, and blood markers (glucose, insulin, cholesterol) at the start of the study and the end of each treatment period.
  • $300 compensation.
  • Lab results provided at no cost.

You may qualify if you meet the following criteria:

  • 25-75 years old
  • BMI 20-40kg/m2
  • Non-smoker
  • Not taking cholesterol or blood pressure lowering medication
  • Free of cardiovascular disease, stroke, kidney or blood vessel disease

INTERESTED?

Please call 1-814 863 8622 or email psudiet@gmail.com, mention the Potato Study, and leave your name and number.

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Potatos Study

This research study is being conducted by Dr. Kris-Etherton in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and has been approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of The Pennsylvania State University