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Obese/overweight subjects needed for weight loss study

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Volunteer for medically-supervised research at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition for an investigation on the effectiveness of changing dietary fat on weight loss. This study is being conducted by: Zhaoping Li, M.D., Ph.D

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are 20-60 years of age
  • Are overweight (BMI: 27.0 - 35.0 kg/m2)
  • Are generally healthy

During this study, your participation will last up to 14 weeks (including screen). You will be instructed to follow a calorie-specific diet for 12 weeks. There will be 8 clinic visits (including screen). Depending on the visit, responsibilities include: collection of blood, stool, and urine samples; maintaining a diary of food intake; having your body composition measured with DEXA (which uses a low level of X-rays) and/or Tanita; completion of questionnaires related to your diet and well-being; and meetings with a registered dietitian every two weeks for the duration of the study. 

You will be paid up to $125 for your participation. 

For more information, contact:


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