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Fat Oxidation in Obese and Reduced Obese Humans

Objective

Fat Oxidation Research Study

Looking for healthy male volunteers who have lost weight, to learn more about how we use dietary fat and fat that is stored in our bodies.

Financial compensation provided

IRB Protocol Number
08-0902

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  • Weight & Metabolism
  • Digestive
Contact
Elizabeth Kealey at 303-315-9089
or eats.study@ucdenver.edu
Eligibility and Other Participant Information

Inclusion criteria

  • Healthy men, ages 19-45
  • Have lost about 8-10% of your body weight and are currently weight-stable.

What you'll do in the study

  • Baseline testing (4.5 hours): review consent form, physical exam, exercise test, metabolic rate measure, blood draw and body fat measure
  • Fat oxidation study (5 hours): blood & breath samples, have intravenous line placed, metabolic rate test, & ride stationary bike

TWO 4-day Study Diet Phases 

  1. Pick up 3-day study diet to eat at home
  2. Diet Study Day: spend 23 hours in whole room calorimeter, drink test meal, have intravenous line placed, provide breath, blood & urine samples and exercise. Provide final breath sample 24 hours later.
  3. Repeat Study Diet phase one month later

What you'll receive

  • Financial compensation
  • Lab work and body fat test
  • Measure of exercise endurance and calories used on typical day and during exercise