Mini-MED

Primary Objective

The overall objective of this study is to validate results from metabolomics analyses of foods and biospecimens from a completed Mediterranean-style dietary intervention in a prospective field trial.

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Description

This trial is a 16 week feeding study of two dietary interventions: Mediterranean-amplified habitual/ Western (mini-MED) diet and a Habitual/Wester (Western) diet, containing 500 kcal/day from non-Mediterranean target foods among individuals who are not already consuming a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern. You May Qualify If You... • Are between 30 and 69 years old • Have a BMI between 25-37 kg/m2 • Have high blood pressure or high cholesterol • Have stable medication use • Have a relatively low intake of Mediterranean diet-style foods • Haven’t changed your exercise patterns within the last 3 months • Do not smoke

Main Procedures Involved: Participation involves • Biweekly visits to the University of Colorado CTRC over a period of 20 weeks • Blood, urine & stool sample collections • Four, 4-week periods with daily consumption of various study foods such as salmon, beef, oatmeal, cheesecake, walnuts, red peppers, avocado & chickpeas

Duration of Participation: 20 weeks

Details
Age

30 to 69 years

Study ID

Protocol Number: 21-4563

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