Get paid to eat avocado every day (and lose weight). We are looking for volunteers for a new study

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Are you an avocado eater and want to lose extra pounds? You may be the right candidate to participate in the research of a team of scientists who want to conduct a nutritional study that wants to examine the effect of avocados on abdominal fat and the influence on cardiovascular disease.



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Are you an avocado eater and want to lose extra pounds? You may be the right candidate to participate in the research of a team of scientists who want to conduct a nutritional study that wants to examine the effect of avocados on abdominal fat and the influence on cardiovascular disease.



The research is conducted by several American universities including Loma Linda University, California's University in Los Angeles, Tufts University in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania State University and Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

Right on the website of one of them there are the details to find out if you are the ideal candidates. What does the experiment consist of?
The chosen ones will have to eat one avocado a day for six months, clearly paired with their usual diet. Abdominal fat, cholesterol and glucose values ​​will be measured three times: at the beginning, at the twelfth week and at the twenty-sixth week. Participants will also need to take a memory test at the beginning and end of the study.

In exchange for their cooperation as well as free avocados and other small unspecified gifts, the researchers will pay $ 300 as a benefit at the end of the study.

The purpose of the study, as we said, is to find out whether eating an avocado every day for six months has an impact on the amount and distribution of fat in the body.

Requirements for applying

Applicants must be at least 25 years old, they must be overweight. Women must have a BMI of at least 25 and men must have a BMI of at least 27. Clearly excluding women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to try to have a baby in the affected months. You also must not have had a significant change in body weight in the past year.

How to apply

The announcement reads, to apply please call 1-814-863-0856 or email psudiet@gmail.com, mention your usual diet and write in the subject: Avocado Trial (HAT), leaving your name and number. You will then be contacted to provide further details.


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