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Ongoing Studies

Currently Recruiting

  • Role of Dietary Carbohydrates on GERD (heartburn/reflux) in Veterans who are Overweight (BMI 25-29.9) or Obese (BMI >/= 30).  We are currently recruiting 200 Veterans for this 9-week study.  
  • Effects of Consuming Tree Nuts as Snacks in Millenials (age 22-36) who are Normal Weight or Overweight.  We are currently recruiting 112 young adults for this 18-week study.

Pending Enrollment

Analysis Ongoing, Accrual Closed

  • Balanced Moderate Fat Diet in Obese Women
  • Food Patterns in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Body Composition from CT Scan in Surgical and non-Surgical Patients
  • Vegetarian Diet on Metabolomics and Microbiomics