Dietary approaches for improving cardiometabolic health and losing weight

HS 2017-3929
Heart, Obesity
Andrew Odegaard
The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science on the UC Irvine campus in Irvine and at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange
To test different dietary approaches for weight loss and improvement of cardiometabolic health
Adults, aged 25-65 years with a plus-sized waist, no major chronic diseases, willing to incorporate a dietary approach into daily habits aimed at improving cardiometabolic health and losing weight
Two one-hour visits and two half-hour visits with a registered dietitian for dietary counseling; two 20-minute visits to collect clinical data (weight, blood pressure, blood draw). Trial has a one-week run in period to monitor usual habits and inform registered dietitian sessions, and an eight-week active period when counseling sessions occur and data is collected.
Free nutritional counseling sessions with registered dietitian
$25 gift card at end of study for successful completion
Diet therapy
Andrew Odegaard, PhD, Department of Epidemiology