Men and postmenopausal women age 50-70 years
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the health effects of eggs when consumed with other cooked breakfast foods. Participants will be asked to eat three test meals (including pork sausages and hash browns either alone, with eggs, or with an egg-free pudding) and have blood and urine samples collected.
|Length of Study||
|# of Visits||
1 screening visit, 1 visit to pick up food/diet instructions, 3 study visits
For 6 days volunteers will follow a diet low in phytochemicals. Examples of foods that must be restricted include whole grain products, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, vegetable oils, tea, coffee, cocoa, wine, herbs and spices. Instructions will be provided. Must stop dietary supplements one month before study admission.
$25 for screening, and up to $385 for participants who qualify and complete the study.
|Can I work?||
Not on study visits 2, 3, and 4
- Length of study
Total length of the study including resident stays and nonresident visits.
This does not mean you will be testing the entire time.
The length of time volunteers are required to stay overnight at the HNRCA. Residents have their own private room, bathroom, television, VCR, and phone during their stay.
The amount of reimbursement for travel and inconvenience.
- Number of visits
Total number of nonresident visits.
- Study diet
Indicates meals which will be provided by the HNRCA
- Can I work?
Indicates if you will be able to work and if so, when.
For more information on this study, please call 1-800-738-7555 or complete our Study Inquiry Form.
We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University