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Contrary to popular belief, previous studies have demonstrated beneficial effects of whole egg consumption in modifying biomarkers indicative of a greater risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), chronic inflammation, and insulin resistance. The following study is designed to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of consuming an egg-based breakfast compared to an oatmeal-based breakfast on lipid biomarkers, oxidative stress, inflammation, insulin sensitivity, and satiety in young, healthy men and women. The investigators hypothesize that the consumption of 2 eggs per day will not negatively impact plasma lipids in a young, healthy population.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Eggs - 2 per day for breakfast, 1 packet of oatmeal per day
University of Connecticut
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University of Connecticut
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-04-17T11:53:24-0400
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