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Egg Nutrition Study Seeking Overweight Men Ages 18-50

What is purpose of this study?

The purpose of this study is to understand how eggs can help regulate blood glucose responses and improve cardiovascular health in men.

Who can participate in this study?

  • Men, aged 18-50 years old
  • At least 20 pounds overweight (BMI > 25)
  • Non-smoker
  • Do not have allergies or aversions to eggs
  • Do not take any medications to manage high cholesterol, inflammation or metabolism
  • Do not have a history of cardiovascular disease or gastrointestinal disorders
  • Do not consume more than 3 alcoholic drinks per day
  • Do not exercise aerobically more than 7 hours per week

What will happen during the study?

If you are eligible for this study and choose to participate, you will visit our study center for four visits, each separated by at least a week. During these visits you will be fed a meal, and then we will draw blood and assess arterial function every thirty minutes, for three hours.

This study will have 4 study visits over 4-6 weeks and will take place at Campbell Hall at The Ohio State University. There is no cost for taking part in this study, and participants will be compensated up to $300 for completing the study. Cost of parking will also be provided.

Who can I contact for more information?

If you have questions or would like to take part in this study, please email or call 614-292-1698 from 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000