SNACKing Study


Thank you for your interest in the SNACKing Study!


To investigate the relationship between diet, gut health, and metabolic health. We are looking for healthy adults not allergic to nuts or wheat between the ages of 30-60 years who are not taking medications that affect gastrointestinal function. Additional exclusion criteria apply.  Please contact us for further details.

Study Description:

This study will take place over the course of 13 weeks. You will be asked to consume a pre-prepared snack twice daily for 12-weeks. Snacks will be picked up from the testing site once per month.

You will also be asked to visit the laboratory two times for blood draws, bone density scans, liver ultrasounds, and questionnaires. You will also be asked to provide six stool samples throughout the course of the study.

For your participation, you will receive $100 after the first two laboratory visits and $200 upon completion of the study for a total of $300.

Contact Information


Phone: 217-300-3523

Location: Freer Hall

NCT number: NCT04223323