Healthy adults ages 20-40 invited to participant in a keto diet study

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Principal Investigator
Sibylle Kranz
Faten Hasan
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Official Trial Title
Ketogenic Dietary Patterns in Young Adults and Kidney Health
Study Description

The Diet and Nutrition (DAN) Lab seeks healthy adults ages 20 – 40 who are slightly overweight for a research study. The purpose of the study is to assess if two weeks of eating a keto diet changes disease risk factors.

Study involves adhering to a fully keto diet for 14 days, coming to the DAN Lab daily. All meals will be provided. Blood draws and spot urine will be collected as well as home collection of stool and 24-hour urine. This study will also use questionnaires to ask about diet and lifestyle. There will be 15 visits over the course of 2 weeks, ranging from 45 minutes to 2.5 hours.

Study-related tests and meals will be provided at no cost.


Up to $280, prorated per study visit