Clinical Trial

Effect of Carbohydrates and Sugar on Body Fat and Metabolism

Study Description

FB4 (Framingham, Boston, Bloomington, Birmingham, and Baylor)

This study will evaluate the effects of dietary carbohydrate and sugar consumption, independent of energy content, on body fatness and metabolism in a rigorous feeding study.


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No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Feeding Study

Food provision throughout the study: 1) Run-In Phase (VLC diet, weight loss); 2) Residential Phase (3 different test diets, weight-loss maintenance).

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Macronutrients and Body Fat Accumulation: A Mechanistic Feeding Study

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