Study observes weigh loss formulaic diet; volunteers needed

May 30, 2008

Overweight, healthy men and women ages 30 to 60 who are not taking prescription medications may qualify for a Penn State obesity research study.  The purpose of the study is to find out how a diet low in the amino acid leucine affects weight loss, body composition and insulin levels. Participants will eat a special diet for two weeks. Volunteers will receive compensation for their participation. Interested persons can contact Amy Ciccarella at (814) 865-8448 or e-mail

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