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Participants needed for ketone study

From: Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise

Volunteers needed for a study examining how ketone intake influences health.

Participants must be:

  • 50 - 75 years of age
  • Systolic Blood pressure <160mmHg
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure <100mmHg
  • Not diabetic
  • Not have severe obesity (BMI <35kg/m2 )
  • Non-smokers
  • Not pregnant
  • Without any major medical problems
  • Not changed dietary pattern in last month

This study will require 15 visits to the lab, consumption of a dietary drink or placebo 3 times daily for 2 weeks, and a time commitment of approximately 27 hours.

If you are on a diuretic or are taking medications such as aspirin, you are not eligible for this study.

You will receive information on your blood pressure, cholesterol, and other health information. You may receive up $240 to compensate you for your time.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in this research study, please contact the Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory at Virginia Tech by email: physiolabvt@gmail.com

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