The Beef and Heart Health Study

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of substituting predominantly starchy vegetables and refined grains with 6 oz/day of lean unprocessed beef in the USDA's Healthy Vegetarian Eating Patter on cardio metabolic risk factors in healthy adults.

Study Description

The study is 4-month in length, consisting of 8 testing days plus one day of screening for the study.  you will be asked to participate in a dietary intervention program for a period of 16 weeks.  There will be dietary control for 10 weeks out of the 16 weeks of the study.  Measurements taken during the study will include: height, weight, blood pressure, 8 blood samples, 4 stool samples, and 6 dietary recalls.  All study foods will be provided at no cost for 10 weeks (2x5 week periods).

Additional Information

Participants will be paid for their participation.


  • IRB Number: 1809021091 (PURDUE)
  • Research Study Identifier: TX10143
  • Principal Investigator: Wayne Campbell

Recruitment Status

Open

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