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Almonds: Digestive Health and Immune Function of Adults and Children

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether incorporating almonds into the diets of families with young children will induce beneficial changes in gastrointestinal function, the fecal microbiota profile, and immune and inflammatory processes of the adults and children resulting in improved general well-being. The study also seeks to determine the feasibility of incorporating almonds into the diets of adults and children. The UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department is conducting a 14-week almond study. Each day for three weeks you and your child will be asked to eat almonds or almond paste and answer questions regarding your health. If you are interested, please contact: Alyssa Burns Phone: 352-682-4883 Email: nutrition-study@ufl.edu

Keywords

diets, almond, adult, children, gastrointestinal

Principal Investigator

BOBBI LANGKAMP-HENKEN, PROFESSOR

Department

FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN NUTRITION

Contact Information

henken@ufl.edu
(352) 392-1991 x205

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