Macronutrients and Body Fat Accumulation: A Mechanistic Feeding Study

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: obesity
  • Age: Between 18 - 50 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria
Willingness to follow a VLC weight-loss diet
Willingness to reside in a research unit for 3 months and eat/drink only provided study foods and beverages
No major food allergies or aversions
Exclusion Criteria
Specialized diets (e.g., for medical or religious reasons)
Chronic use of any medication or dietary supplement that could affect study outcomes (e.g., insulin, metformin, thyroxine)
History of kidney stones
Current diagnosis or history of kidney stones, gout, or gall stones; or removal of gall bladder

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