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 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:

The study will consist of a 12-week dietary intervention period where you will eat a provided pre-packaged snack 2 times per day. Snacks will be picked up from the testing site once per month.  You will be asked to visit the lab three times during the study to complete questionnaires, DXA scans, liver ultrasounds, and blood draws.  In addition, six stool samples will be collected to determine microbial composition.

For your participation, you will receive $100 after the first two visits and $200 upon completion.

Contact Information


Phone: 217-300-3523


NCT number: NCT04223323